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The archaeology and pottery of Nazca, Peru

Alfred L. Kroeber"s 1926 expedition

by A. L. Kroeber

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Published by AltaMira Press in Walnut Creek, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nazca Lines Site (Peru),
  • Peru,
  • Peru.
    • Subjects:
    • Nazca culture,
    • Nazca pottery -- Peru,
    • Nazca Lines Site (Peru),
    • Peru -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlfred L. Kroeber and Donald Collier ; edited by Patrick H. Carmichael ; with an afterword by Katharina J. Schreiber.
      ContributionsCollier, Donald, 1911-, Carmichael, Patrick H., Field Museum of Natural History.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3429.1.N3 K76 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination283 p. :
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL675051M
      ISBN 100761989641
      LC Control Number97021229

      Peru. It was distinguished by the use of polychrome slip paints applied to both effigy vessels as well as a broad range of utilitarian shapes. Named ÒNascaÓ after the major river valley where it was found, this pottery is now recognized as among the finest made by any of the Pre-Columbian cultures of the Americas. The ancients made their pottery. The Nazca Civilization. The Nazca people lived in a series of Cheifdoms amid the coastal plains of Southern Peru. They were most well known for their distinctive pottery and textiles, as well as their famous geoglyphs. They were heavily influenced by the civilization that proceeded them, the Paracas.

      The pottery of the Nazca civilization, which flourished in ancient Peru between BCE and CE, is amongst the most distinctive art produced by any civilization from antiquity. Endlessly inventive both in form and in its use of strong colours and bold decorative designs, the ceramic wares of the Nazca are instantly recognisable. This ease of identification is no doubt because, in a culture. The book begins with a brief overview of the Nasca Culture to introduce the reader to the people who produced the pottery. The rules or canons used by Nasca potters in forming and decorating their pottery are discussed next, followed by a history of the discovery of the first Nasca pottery .

        Davies' book on the ancient 'kingdoms' of Peru covers several key pre-Spanish cultures and civilizations in the Andean highlands -- among them Chavin, Moche, Nazca, Tiahuanaco, Huari, Chimu, and Inca -- and highlights several important archaeological sites, citing both contemporary Spanish sources and more recent s: Pottery Plotted by Laser – 3D Acquisition for Documentation and Analysis of Symmetry of Ancient Ceramics.- Archaeometallurgy.- Gold in Southern Peru? Perspectives of Research into Mining Archaeology.- Fingerprints in Gold.- Summary.-Price: $


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The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru: Alfred Kroeber's Expedition First Edition by Alfred Kroeber (Author), Donald Collier (Author), Katharina J. Schreiber (Author), Patrick Carmichael (Editor) & 1 morePrice: $   The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru by Alfred Kroeber,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).

The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru: Alfred Kroeber's Expedition Author Kroeber, Alfred & Collier, Donald & Schreiber, Katharina J. & Carmichael, Patrick. Get this from a library. The archaeology and pottery of Nazca, Peru: Alfred L. Kroeber's expedition. [A L Kroeber; Donald Collier; Patrick H Carmichael; Field Museum of Natural History.] -- When Alfred Kroeber left Lima, Peru for the ruins of the Nazca region in Julyhe could have no inkling of the importance of what he would uncover.

The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru: Alfred Kroeber's Expedition de Kroeber, Alfred; Collier, Donald en - ISBN - ISBN - AltaMira Press,U.S. - - Tapa dura/5(3). The life history of Kroeber's excavation report, left unfinished upon his death in and completed by Donald Collier and Patrick Carmichael, is a story of its own.

But The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru is not just a historical curiosity for those interested in the life and work of one of the founders of Americanist anthropology. The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru: Alfred L. Kroeber's Expedition His book Anthropology, first published inwas the only textbook of its time, and it was enormously influential among students, scholars, and the general public.

The edition has the subtitle Race, Language, Culture, Psychology, Prehistory, indicating. In all, The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru is an important information source on South American prehistory and an historic last work of one of the giants of anthropology."--BOOK JACKET.

Category: Social Science. Book Reviews The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru. Alfred L. Kroeber's Expedition. Alfred L Kroeber and Donald Collier. edited by Patrick H. In all, The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru is an important information source on South American prehistory and an historic last work of one of the giants of anthropology."--BOOK JACKET.

The Historical Archaeology of Pottery Supply and Demand in the Lower Rhineland, AD   Area and Sites Chapter 8 3. Excavations Chapter 9 4. Adobe Bricks and Wall Construction Chapter 10 5.

Succession of Phases in Nazca Culture Chapter 11 6. Pottery of Phase A1 Chapter 12 7. Pottery of Phase A2 Chapter 13 8. Pottery of Phase B1 Chapter 14 9. Pottery of Phase B2 Chapter 15 Nazca Y Phase Chapter 16 Later Phase Y2 Chapter 17 Author: Alfred Kroeber.

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The Nazca culture (also Nasca) was the archaeological culture that flourished from c. BC to AD beside the arid, southern coast of Peru in the river valleys of the Rio Grande de Nazca drainage and the Ica Valley. Strongly influenced by the preceding Paracas culture [citation needed], which was known for extremely complex textiles, the Nazca produced an array of crafts and technologies.

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The Nazca culture of Peru is perhaps most well-known for the enigmatic Nazca Lines, hundreds of lines and stylized images built into the Peruvian coastal plain. Yet, there is more to this ancient South American civilisation than the mysterious geoglyphs.

For instance, the Nazca culture is known to have engaged in the practise of headhunting. The South coast was the center of the Paracas culture, famous for its multicolor textiles and pottery, of the Ica pottery style, as well as the Nazca culture with its polychrome pottery and enigmatic geoglyphs.

Titicaca Basin: Highland region at the border between Peru and Bolivia, around the lake Titicaca. An important site of Pucara, as well. In all, The Archaeology and Pottery of Nazca, Peru is an important information source on South American prehistory and an historic last work of one of the giants of anthropology."--BOOK JACKET.

p.: ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm. Nazca pottery -- Peru. Indian pottery -- Peru. Nazca culture. Nazca Lines Site (Peru) Peru -- Antiquities.

The Nazca Lines / ˈ n æ z k ɑː / are a group of very large geoglyphs made in the soil of the Nazca Desert in southern Peru.

They were created between BCE and CE by people making depressions or shallow incisions in the desert floor, removing pebbles and leaving differently colored dirt exposed. Most lines run straight across the landscape, but there are also figurative designs of. This book provides a full description of burials, spanning a period of more than 3, years.

useful to specialists in Andean and New World archaeology as well as to collectors of pre-Columbian art. Nazca Peru Inca Ceramic Teapots Archaeology Aztec Tea Pots Clay Pottery Ceramics Nazca maize vessel - Cerámica nazca - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre Alberto Gutiérrez La Madrid POTTERY: PRECOLUMBIAN, FROM PERU.

The Nazca Lines Project. The Nazca’s most important resource was water and the seasonal and long term variation’s had a direct impact upon them.

Below the surface of the pampa lie subterranean aqueducts and wells. The lines placement, as seen in various studies, seems to reflect the location of these underground channels.

The Nazca Lines. One of the most sophisticated of the early Peruvian cultures is the pre-Hispanic Nazca civilisation, known for the carvings which they etched onto the surface of the ground between BCE and builders of these magic and mysterious lines and geoglyphs of Nazca and Palpa created a sacred geoglyphs are one of the most unique and extraordinary artistic.

The Nazca Lines are among the most mysterious archaeological sites in all of Latin America. However, a team of Japanese experts has published a study in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports where they claim that they have now correctly identified some of the glyphs for the first time and that many represent non-native birds.

This has provided them with a theory as to what was .