Ancient Peruvian Textiles

Frame, Mary, "Ancient Peruvian Mantles, 300 B.C.–A.D. 200"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Jan. 10, 2013
Frame, Mary, "Ancient Peruvian Mantles, 300 B.C.–A.D. 200"

Frame, Mary, "Ancient Peruvian Mantles, 300 B.C.–A.D. 200"
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art | 1995 | ISBN: N/A | English | PDF | 23 pages | 4.02 Mb

Mantles, the rectangular wrapping cloths found on two-thousand-year-old funerary bundles from the south coast, are impressive demonstrations of the ancient Peruvian arts of needle and loom. Often bordered or intricately patterned, they carry a detailed expression of the ancient imagery in large figures or a full range of symmetrical and color patterns in repeated small figures. Miniature and small mantles are sometimes included within the onionlike layers of cloth that wrap the deceased or accompany the buried bundle. …

Sawyer, Alan R., "Ancient Peruvian Ceramics: The Nathan Cummings Collection"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Jan. 10, 2013
Sawyer, Alan R., "Ancient Peruvian Ceramics: The Nathan Cummings Collection"

Sawyer, Alan R., "Ancient Peruvian Ceramics: The Nathan Cummings Collection"
Metropolitan Museum of Art/NYGraphic Society | 1966 | ISBN: N/A | English | PDF | 144 pages | 25.9 Mb

Peru occupies the central portion of the mighty Andean mountain chain that closely parallels the western edge of South America. Here the blue Pacific pounds a narrow ribbon of surf against a 1,300-mile-long coast of jagged rocks and empty beaches. The narrow coastal plain is an ashen desert crowded by parched mountain spurs, which rise in awesome crescendo to lofty snow-capped peaks. …

30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Jan. 28, 2015
30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World [repost]

30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World
36xDVDRip | WMV/WMV3, ~2000 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: 18:38:22 | English: WMA, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | + PDF Guide | 15.3 GB
Genre: Cultures / Art / History

When people think of the masterpieces of art, painters such as Gauguin or Picasso might spring to mind. But thousands of years before these modern masters put brush to canvas, artists from all over the ancient world, from France to Egypt to South America, created a trove of masterpieces—artwork stunning for its opulence, its realism, its utility, and its visual drama.
Gardners Art Through the Ages - Ancient, Medieval and non-European Art (10-th Edition)

Gardners Art Through the Ages - Ancient, Medieval and non-European Art (10-th Edition)
Harcourt College Pub | 1995 | ISBN: 0155016180 | English | 692 pages | PDF | 186.6 MB

Frontier Life in Ancient Peru: The Archaeology of Cerro la Cruz  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Aug. 31, 2015
Frontier Life in Ancient Peru: The Archaeology of Cerro la Cruz

Frontier Life in Ancient Peru: The Archaeology of Cerro la Cruz by Melissa A. Vogel
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0813037964, 0813061334 | 224 pages | PDF | 4 MB

The Great Courses - 30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Max-X at April 11, 2013
The Great Courses - 30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World

30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World
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Genre: eLearning

When people think of the masterpieces of art, painters such as Gauguin or Picasso might spring to mind. But thousands of years before these modern masters put brush to canvas, artists from all over the ancient world, from France to Egypt to South America, created a trove of masterpieces—artwork stunning for its opulence, its realism, its utility, and its visual drama.

Ritual Sacrifice in Ancient Peru: New Discoveries and Interpretations  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by solncevorot85 at April 15, 2009
Ritual Sacrifice in Ancient Peru: New Discoveries and Interpretations

Ritual Sacrifice in Ancient Peru: New Discoveries and Interpretations
Publisher: University of Texas Press | ISBN: 0292708947 | edition 2001 | PDF | 288 pages | 5,06 mb

The essays in this book examine the archaeological evidence for ancient Peruvian sacrificial offerings of human beings, animals, and objects, as well as the cultural contexts in which the…
Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern and Aegean Textiles and Dress : An Interdisciplinary Anthology

Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern and Aegean Textiles and Dress :
An Interdisciplinary Anthology

by Mary Harlow and Cecile Michel
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1782977198 | 321 Pages | True PDF | 46 MB

The essays in this volume offer a fresh insight into the emerging interdisciplinary research field of textile and dress studies by discussing archaeological, iconographical and textual evidence within a broad geographical and chronological spectrum.

Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress : An Interdisciplinary Anthology  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Dec. 11, 2016
Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress : An Interdisciplinary Anthology

Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress : An Interdisciplinary Anthology
by Mary Harlow and Marie-Louise Nosch
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1782977155 | 425 Pages | True PDF | 127 MB

Twenty chapters present the range of current research into the study of textiles and dress in classical antiquity, stressing the need for cross and inter-disciplinarity study in order to gain the fullest picture of surviving material.

Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Feb. 19, 2017
Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction (repost)

Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Christina Riggs
English | 2014 | ISBN: 019968278X | 152 pages | EPUB | 1,7 MB