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Title The Olmec world : ritual and rulership / with essays by Michael D. Coe ... [et al.] ; principal photographers, John Bigelow Taylor, Justin Kerr and Bruce M. White.
Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Art Museum, Princeton University : In association with Harry N. Abrams, c1995.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 12  709.72 O    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 344 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 x 30 cm.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held Dec. 16, 1995-Feb. 25, 1996 at the Art Museum, Princeton University, and Apr. 14-June 9, 1996 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-337) and index.
Contents Preparing the way / David A. Freidel -- Olmec archaelogy / Richard A. Diehl and Michael D. Coe -- Art, ritual, and rulership in the Olmec world / F. Kent Reilly -- Art in Olmec culture / Carolyn E. Tate -- Shamanism, transformation, and Olmec art / Peter T. Furst -- t The rainmakers: the Olmec and their contribution to Mesoamerican belief and ritual / Karl A. Taube -- The Olmec mountain and tree of creation in Mesoamerican cosmology / Linda Schele -- Rocks and minerals employed by the Olmec as carvings / George E. Harlow.
Subject Olmec art -- Exhibitions.
Indian art -- Mexico -- Exhibitions.
Genre or Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Coe, Michael D.
Princeton University. Art Museum.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
ISBN 0810963116 (cloth)
0943012198 (pbk.)