Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

Title Gold and the Incas : lost worlds of Peru / National Gallery of Australia.

Publication Info. [Canberra] : National Gallery of Australia ; Seattle, WA : Distributed in the United States of America by University of Washington Press, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    985.019 GOL    DUE 11-23-19
Description 316 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Australia to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Australia's diplomatic relations with Peru; confer page 15.
Contributors: Christine Dixon, Micheline Ford, Carole Fraresso, Andrew Fyfe, Ulla Holmquist, Simeran Maxwell, María Ysabel Medina Castro.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface / Diana Alvarez-Calderón Gallo, Minister of Culture of Peru -- Preface / Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, Minister for the Arts -- Sponsor's foreword / Andrew Barr MLA, ACT Minister for Tourism and Events -- Director's foreword / Ron Radford AM, Director, National Gallery of Australia -- Director's acknowledgements -- Chronology -- Worlds lost, worlds found : the rediscovery of Peru's past / Christine Dixon -- Golden gods in ancient Peru / Carole Fraresso ; translated by Louise Maurer -- The ceramics of ancient Peru / Ulla Holmquist ; translated by Katherine Phelan -- Weaving the past of ancient Peru / María Ysabel Medina ; translated by Katherine Phelan -- Close encounters : an in-depth analysis of ancient Peruvian textiles / Micheline Ford -- Catalogue of works: Chavín, northern highlands 1500-200 BC : Pacopampa, northern highlands 1200-1 BC : Cupisnique, north coast 1000-200 BC : Virú-Gallinazo, north coast 1250 BC-1 AD : Paracas, south coast 700 BC-200 AD / Christine Dixon, Andrew Fyfe, Simeran Maxwell -- Frías style, Alto Piura, Frías Valley 200-600 AD : Vicús, north coast 100 BC-400 AD : Recuay, northern highlands 100-650 AD / Simeran Maxwell -- Nazca, south coast 100-700 AD : Huari, centre, south and north 600-1000 AD / Christine Dixon -- Moche, north coast 100-800 AD / Simeran Maxwell -- Sicán-Lambayeque, north coast 750-1375 AD / Christine Dixon, Simeran Maxwell, Andrew Fyfe -- Chuquibamba, southern highlands 1000-1475 AD : Chiribaya, south coast 1100-1450 AD : Chimú, north coast 1100-1470 : Ica-Chincha, south coast 1100-1476 AD : Chancay, central coast 1200-1450 AD / Christine Dixon, Simeran Maxwell -- Inca, centre, south and north 1400-1533 AD / Christine Dixon, Simeran Maxwell -- Note to readers -- Acknowledgements / Christine Dixon -- Contributors.
Subject Indians of South America -- Peru -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Indian art -- Peru -- Exhibitions.
Indians of South America -- Material culture -- Peru -- Exhibitions.
Indian goldwork -- Peru -- Exhibitions.
Incas -- Antiquities.
Inca art.
Peru -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Peru -- History -- To 1548.
Added Author Dixon, Christine.
Ford, Micheline.
Fraresso, Carole.
Fyfe, Andrew.
Holmquist, Ulla.
Maxwell, Simeran.
Medina Castro, María Ysabel.
National Gallery of Australia.
ISBN 9780642334428 (paperback)
0642334420 (paperback)

Available items only