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Handbook of ceramic animal symbols in the ancient Lesser Antilles / Lawrence Waldron.

Author:
Waldron, Lawrence [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Gainesville, FL : University of Florida Press, [2016]
Description:
xxii, 266 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 29 cm.
Series:
  • Ripley P. Bullen series. [More in this series]
  • Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen series
Summary note:
The present study attempts to survey and illustrate Saladoid ceramics and other objects from Caribbean countries in over twenty collections throughout that region and the United States with a focus on prominent zoomorphic iconography.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Antillean horizons: early ceramic florescence migrations into the Antilles -- Early ceramic series, styles and phases of the Lower Orinoco and Antilles -- A methodological framework for the study of Pre-Columbian Caribbean zoomorphic iconography -- Zoomorphic iconography: terrestrial and aquatic mammals -- Zoomorphic iconography: bats -- Zoomorphic iconography: birds -- Zoomorphic iconography: reptiles and amphibians -- Becoming island people: animal symbols and cultural difference in the Antillean Saladoid.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781683400011 (hardcover)
  • 1683400011 (hardcover)
LCCN:
2016015336
OCLC:
945232116
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