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9 edition of Maya jades. found in the catalog.

Maya jades.

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Published by British Museum in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America
    • Subjects:
    • Maya art,
    • Jade art objects,
    • Mayas -- Antiquities,
    • Central America -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [31]-32.

      ContributionsBritish Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1435.3.A7 D53 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32, 16 p., leaf.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5450779M
      ISBN 100714115320
      LC Control Number73152805

      Get this from a library! Precolumbian jade: new geological and cultural interpretations. [Frederick W Lange;] -- "Monumental work that includes detailed studies of jade from across Central and South America is divided into three parts. Pt. 1 includes eight chapters on geology and minerology; Pt. 2, eight.


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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Adrian Digby. From the other-earthly blues of Olmec times to the apple-green translucent jades of the Classic Maya, this book is a gripping travelogue through time and the mysterious backcountry of Guatemala, where fabulous discoveries of this most exotic and highly treasured stone of the New World have recently been made." —David W.

Sedat, Founding Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. A gripping account of the year-old quest for the precious stone revered by the ancient Maya Jade has long been prized as one of the most precious substances on earth, used to adorn kings, cure disease, and perform sacred rituals, including human sacrifice/5.

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