The Art of Mesoamerica

Expanded and revised in its sixth edition, The Art of Mesoamerica surveys the artistic achievements of the high pre-hispanic civilizations of Central America, guiding readers through the most iconic palaces, pyramids, sculptures and paintings, from the Olmec Colossal Head 5 recovered from San Lorenzo to the Aztec Calendar Stone found in Mexico City’s Zócalo in 1790. This new edition incorporates new colour images and extensive updates based on the latest research and dozens of recent discoveries, particularly in Maya art, where excavations at Teotihuacan, the largest city of Mesoamerica, and Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztecs, have yielded new sculptures.

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Expanded and revised in its sixth edition, The Art of Mesoamerica surveys the artistic achievements of the high pre-hispanic civilizations of Central America, guiding readers through the most iconic palaces, pyramids, sculptures and paintings, from the Olmec Colossal Head 5 recovered from San Lorenzo to the Aztec Calendar Stone found in Mexico City’s Zócalo in 1790. This new edition incorporates new colour images and extensive updates based on the latest research and dozens of recent discoveries, particularly in Maya art, where excavations at Teotihuacan, the largest city of Mesoamerica, and Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztecs, have yielded new sculptures.

 

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Paperback

2019

ISBN: 9780500204504