Ancient Nasca settlement and society

by Helaine Silverman

Paper Book, 2002

Status

Available

Call number

F3429.1 .N3S549 2002

Publication

Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2002.

Description

Nasca society arose on the south coast of Peru two thousand years ago and evolved over the course of the next seven hundred years. Helaine Silverman's long-term, multistage work on the south coast of Peru has established her as one of the world's preeminent authorities on this brilliant and enigmatic civilization. Ancient Nasca Settlement and Society is the first extended treatment of the range of sites occupied by the people responsible for some of the most exquisite art, largest ground drawings, most intense hunting of human heads as trophies, and most ingenious hydraulic engi

Language

Physical description

xx, 202 p.; 29 cm

ISBN

0877458162 / 9780877458166

Barcode

34662000787504
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