The ancient Americans: a reference guide to the art, culture, and history of pre-Columbian North and South America, Volume 1

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Sharpe Reference, 2001 - Rock paintings - 288 pages
Lavishly illustrated in full color and black and white, this handsome reference provides a broad survey of the rich artistic heritage of pre-Columbian North and South America. Meticulously researched by archaeologists and anthropologists, the set features dramatic close-ups of engraved rock artifacts, cave paintings, pottery, and inscribed and sculpted bones. Covering the entire two continents from present-day Canada in the far north through Central America and down to the Andes Mountains and Patagonia in the south, it is a stunning visual and written record of the great variety of artworks created by Neolithic American peoples over many millennia.

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Contents

Foreword
7
Protolithic Hunters and Gatherers
20
Chapter V
26
Copyright

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