Pre-Columbian metallurgy of South America a conference at Dumbarton Oaks, October 18th and 19th, 1975

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Published by Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Trustees for Harvard University in Washington, D.C .

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  • Metallurgy -- South America -- History -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographies.

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StatementElizabeth P. Benson, editor.
ContributionsBenson, Elizabeth P., Dumbarton Oaks.
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LC ClassificationsTN638 .P73, TN638 P73
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Paginationix, 207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20795175M

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Pre‐Columbian Metallurgy of South America. Pre-Columbian & Early Post-Columbian History of the Americas Dedicated to highlight the best of pre-Colombian and early post-columbian non-fiction history of the North and South. Metallurgy in Pre-columbian Americas I often hear it stated that there is no archeological evidence for the BOM in ancient America.

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González, A. Pre-Columbian metallurgy of north west Argentina: Historical development and cultural process. In E. Benson (Ed.), Pre-Columbian metallurgy of South America (pp. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks. Google Scholar. On the north coast of present-day Peru, between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, prospered approximately between BC and AD, several relevant cultures: Chavín ( BC), Vicús and Frías ( BC - AD), Moche ( BC AD), Sicán.

The emergence of metallurgy in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica occurred relatively late in the region's history, with distinctive works of metal apparent in West Mexico by roughly ADand perhaps as early as AD Metallurgical techniques likely diffused northward from regions in Central or South America via maritime trade routes; recipients of these metallurgical technologies apparently exploited a wide range of material, including alloys of copper-silver.

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Review Author: Pendergast, David M. Pre-Columbian Religion and Rituals The Afterlife The Fundamentals Chaac The Ball Game Sources Chaac was the Mayan diety of rain, lightning and storms.

The mesoamerican ball game held extreme ritual significance to most, if not all, early mesoamerican cultures. The game was played. The development of metallurgy in the Andean zone of western South America prior to the Spanish invasion is investigated.

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Indigenous Americans have been using native metals from ancient times, with recent finds of gold artifacts in the Andean region dated to – BCE. Metallurgy in pre-Columbian America is the extraction and alloying of metals and metal crafting by Indigenous peoples of the Americas prior to European contact in the late 15th century.

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The pre-Columbian civilizations were extraordinary developments in human society and culture, ranking with the early civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia.

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Ancient metalworking in South America: a year-old copper mask from the Argentinian Andes Leticia Inés Cortés∗ & María Cristina Scattolin Buenos Aires Bordo Marcial N 0 km Metallurgy in pre-Columbian America first developed in the Andes, and Peru has long been considered to be the initial point of origin.

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All were incredibly sophisticated in designFile Size: 48KB. Featherwork and stonework in basalt, turquoise, and jade dominated Mesoamerican artistic production, while exceptional textiles and metallurgy flourished further south, among pre-Columbian Andean and Central American cultures, respectively.

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Benson. from: N/A.Central America - Central America - Pre-Columbian Central America: Central America, an archaeological bridge connecting North and South America, was, before the arrival of the Europeans, home to various nomadic and sedentary cultures.

Mayan civilization occupied much of the northwestern part of the isthmus, from Chiapas and Yucatán, now part of southern Mexico, through Guatemala.

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