Prehispanic art of Mexico.
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Prehispanic art of Mexico.

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Published in México .
Written in English


  • Art, Primitive.,
  • Art, Mexican.

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Edition Notes

Published 1933 under title: Monumentos prehispánicos de México.

The Physical Object
Paginationxii p., 104 p. of illus.
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16638065M

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The pre-Columbian history of the territory now comprising contemporary Mexico is known through the work of archaeologists and epigraphers, and through the accounts of the conquistadores, clergymen, and indigenous chroniclers of the immediate post-conquest period. Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (Mexico) Prehispanic art of México. México, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (Mexico) OCLC Number: Notes: Published under title: Monumentos prehispánicos de México. Description. Prehispanic Art of Mexico: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Format: Hardcover. The pre-Hispanic art of Mexico belongs to a cultural region known as Mesoamerica, which roughly corresponds to central Mexico on into Central America, encompassing three thousand years from BCE to CE generally divided into three eras: Pre Classic, Classic and Post Classic.

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