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The Iconography of Middle American sculpture.

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico,
  • Central America
    • Subjects:
    • Indian sculpture -- Mexico -- Congresses.,
    • Indian sculpture -- Central America -- Congresses.,
    • Mexico -- Antiquities -- Congresses.,
    • Central America -- Antiquities -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTexts by Ignacio Bernal [and others]
      ContributionsBernal, Ignacio., Easby, Elizabeth Kennedy., Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1219.3.A7 I25
      The Physical Object
      Pagination167 p.
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5413620M
      ISBN 100870990756
      LC Control Number73004975

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Iconography of Middle American sculpture. [New York] Metropolitan Museum of Art [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Plastik: Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ignacio Bernal; Elizabeth Kennedy Easby; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Jay I.

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