The Art of Precolumbian Gold: The Jan Mitchell Collection

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Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985 - Indian goldwork - 248 pages

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The history of New World goldsmithing is still incomplete, but there is enough archaeological evidence to trace its origin and movements through the Americas where the legend of El Dorado attracted ... Read full review

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City needs no introduction. It is the preeminent art museum in the Americas and rivaled by few European museums. In fact, for sheer quality and breadth of collection, it has no equal.

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