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The art of Precolumbian gold : the Jan Mitchell Collection

Jan Mitchell (Donor), Julie Jones (Editor), Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) (Host institution)
Print Book, English, 1985
First United States edition View all formats and editions
Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 1985
248 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 29 cm.
9780821215944, 9780297786481, 0821215949, 0297786482
Introduction / Julie Jones
The Old World and the gold from the New / Priscilla E. Muller
Symbolism of gold in Costa Rica and its archaeological perspective / Michael J. Snarskis
The goldwork of Panama : an iconographic and chronological perspective / Richard G. Cooke and Warwick Bray
Cultural patterns in the prehispanic goldwork of Colombia / Clemencia Plazas and Ana María Falchetti
Behind the golden mask : The Sicán gold artifacts from Batán Grande, Peru / Paloma Carcedo Muro and Izumi Shimada
Ancient American metallurgy : five hundred years of study / Warwick Bray
The catalogue / Julie Jones and Heidi King
"A New York Graphic Society book."
"First published in England by George Weidenfeld and Nicolson Limited. First United States Edition"--Title page verso
"This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition "The Art of Precolumbian Gold, the Jan Mitchell Collection" shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 9 to August 11, 1985"--Title page verso