Princeton University Library Catalog

West Mexico : ritual and identity / co-curators, Robert B. Pickering, Cheryl Smallwood-Roberts.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma : Gilcrease Museum/Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
119 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 31 cm
Series:
Gilcrease ancient America series. [More in this series]
Notes:
"This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition, West Mexico : ritual and identity, organized by Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and presented in the museum's Getty Gallery from June 26 to November 6, 2016"--T.p. verso.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 118-119).
Contents:
Foreword / James Pepper Henry -- Introduction / Robert B. Pickering -- Part 1. Geography and ceramic styles: Geography of western Mexico ; What was it like there? ; Ceramic styles by region -- Part 2. The culture behind the shaft tomb: The world above and the world below ; Looting antiquities : a worldwide problem -- Part 3. Recognizing this culture: Architecture ; Deities and iconography ; Figures from everyday life -- Part 4. Humanizing the ancients: Interpreting the figures ; Body modification ; Painting and tattooing ; Pathology -- Part 5. Ceramic dogs: Colima and Nayarit ceramic dogs -- Part 6. Vessel forms: The artistry of west Mexico pottery -- Part 7. The science behind the research: The authenticity issue ; CAT scans ; Endoscopy ; Dating : TL & 14C ; XRF and SEM testing ; Mineral deposits ; Residue analysis studies ; Field work ; Identifying fakes -- Part 8. Inspirations: Culture as a catalyst to art ; Catalogue of the exhibition.
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ISBN:
  • 9780997230413 ((paperback))
  • 099723041X ((paperback))
OCLC:
957494361
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