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Making value, making meaning : techné in the pre-Columbian world / Cathy Lynne Costin, editor.

  • Washington, D.C. : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, [2016]
  • ©2016
viii, 489 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm.
  • Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian symposia and colloquia. [More in this series]
  • Dumbarton Oaks pre-Columbian symposia and colloquia
"Volume based on papers presented at the Pre-Columbian Studies Symposium 'Making Value, Making Meaning : Techné in the Pre-Columbian World, ' held at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., on October 11-12, 2013"--Title page verso.
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Introduction: Making value, making meaning : techné in the pre-Columbian world / Cathy Lynne Costin -- Lustrous surfaces and shades of green : value and meaning in three Mesoamerican lapidary ensembles from Teotihuacan, Palenque, and La Venta / Laura Filloy Nadal -- The eloquence of color : material and meaning in the Cacaxtla murals / Claudia Brittenham and Diana Magaloni Kerpel -- Telluric techné and the lithic production of Tiwanaku / John W. Janusek and Patrick Ryan Williams -- Encoded process, embodied meaning in paracas post-fired ceramics / Lisa DeLeonardis -- Valuing the local : Inka metal production in the Tarapacá Valley of northern Chile / Colleen Zori -- New world metallurgy : a comparative study of copper production in the south central Andes and West Mexico / Blanca Maldonado -- Spondylus and the Inka empire on the far north coast of Peru : recent excavations at Taller Conchales, Cabeza de Vaca, Tumbes / Jerry D. Moore and Carolina Maria Vílchez -- The artistry of Moche mural painting and the ephemerality of monuments / Lisa Trever -- Techné and ceramic social valuables of the late preclassic Maya lowlands / Michael G. Callaghan -- Crafting identities deep and broad hybrid ceramics on the late prehispanic north coast of Peru / Cathy Lynne Costin -- Shaping local and regional identities : techné in the Moche presence at Cerro Castillo, Nepeña Valley, Peru / Carlos Rengifo -- Crafting credit : authorship among classic Maya painters and sculptors / Stephen Houston -- Textile techné : classic Maya translucent cloth and the making of value / Christina T. Halperin.
  • Conference papers and proceedings.
  • History.
  • 9780884024156 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
  • 0884024156 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
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