Painted by a Distant Hand: Mimbres Pottery of the American Southwest (Peabody Museum Collections Series)

Painted by a Distant Hand: Mimbres Pottery of the American Southwest (Peabody Museum Collections Series)❴PDF❵ ❤ Painted by a Distant Hand: Mimbres Pottery of the American Southwest (Peabody Museum Collections Series) Author Steven A. LeBlanc – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Highlighting one of the Peabody Museum's most important archaeological expeditions the excavation of the Swarts Ranch Ruin in southwestern New Mexico by Harriet and Burton Cosgrove in the mid 1920s St a Distant PDF º Highlighting a Distant Hand: Mimbres PDF or one of the Peabody Museum's most important archaeological expeditions the excavation of the Swarts Ranch Ruin in Painted by PDF/EPUB ² southwestern New Mexico by Harriet and Burton Cosgrove in the mid s Steven LeBlanc's book features rare never before by a Distant PDF/EPUB ¶ published examples of Mimbres painted pottery considered by many scholars to be the most uniue of all the ancient by a Distant Hand: Mimbres PDF/EPUB ² art traditions of North America Made by a Distant Hand: Mimbres PDF/EPUB ² between AD and these pottery bowls and jars depict birds fish insects and mammals that the Mimbres encountered in their daily lives portray mythical beings and show humans participating in both ritual and everyday activities LeBlanc traces the origins of the Mimbres people and what became of them and he explores our present understanding of what the images mean and what scholars have learned about the Mimbres people in the years since the Cosgroves' expedition. This is one of the better Mimbres books around The Peabody has the largest Mimbres collection anywhere and the pots featured here are what the author considers the museum's best The uality of the photographs is very good and these are indeed great pots Great art reallyLe Blanc writes in a clear and informative style unlike many archaeologists and has lots of interesting anecdotes to tell including tales of the early days of the Harvard digs including a Mimbres flag someone designed in the mid 1920's for their field camp at the Swarts Ruin Le Blanc relates a project with the artist Tony Berlant to try to identify pots painted by the individual artists much as has been done for anonymous ancient Greek potters He thinks the Mimbres had specialized potters who got very very good There's really no other prehistoric art from what's now the USA that's attracted so many admirers and inspired so many later artistsIf you have any interest in Mimbres pottery you need this book In print and inexpensive Go for it On my 100 Best Ever list

Painted by a Distant Hand: Mimbres Pottery of the American
  • Paperback
  • 120 pages
  • Painted by a Distant Hand: Mimbres Pottery of the American Southwest (Peabody Museum Collections Series)
  • Steven A. LeBlanc
  • English
  • 09 January 2016
  • 9780873654029