Olmec Art and Archaeology in Mesoamerica

Author(s): Mary E. Pye (Editor); John E. Clark (Editor)


This handsome volume presents the creations of Mesoamerica's most ancient societies in their archaeological contexts. The Olmec--best known for a unique style of monumental stone head and jade were-jaguar--were based along the Gulf of Mexico but have also been linked to other Mesoamerican civilizations such as the Maya and Aztec. This book discusses recent spectacular finds and provides a framework for understanding the history, art, and archaeology of the Olmec.

Upper spine damaged

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General Fields

  • : 9780300114461
  • : Yale University Press
  • : Yale University Press
  • : March 2006
  • : 2.751 Centimeters X 23.2 Centimeters X 27.5 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mary E. Pye (Editor); John E. Clark (Editor)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 344