Sun circles and human hands; the southeastern Indians art and industries,

by Emma Lila Fundaburk, 1922-

Book, 1957

Status

Available

Call number

E78.S55 F8

Publication

Publisher Unknown

Description

From utilitarian arrowheads to beautiful stone effigy pipes to ornately-carved shell disks, the photographs and drawings in Sun Circles and Human Hands present the archaeological record of the art and native crafts of the prehistoric southeastern Indians, painstakingly compiled in the 1950's by two sisters who traveled the eastern United States interviewing archaeologists and collectors and visiting the major repositories. Although research over the last 50 years has disproven many of the early theories reported in the text-which were not the editors' theories but those of the archaeologists of

Awards

Alabama Author Award (Non-Fiction — 1959)

Barcode

34662000742350
Page: 0.5846 seconds