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Author Fields, Virginia M.

Title Children of the plumed serpent : the legacy of Quetzalcoatl in ancient Mexico / Virginia M. Fields, John M.D. Pohl, and Victoria I. Lyall ; with contributions by Alejandro de Ávila Blomberg ... [et al.].

Imprint London : Scala Publishers ; Los Angeles, CA : Los Angeles County Museum of Art New York, NY : Distributed outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in the book trade by Antique Collectors' Club, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    704.03972 FIE    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    704.03972 FIE    Available
Description 256 p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Note Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Apr. 1-July 1, 2012 and at the Dallas Museum of Art, July 29-Nov. 25, 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-244) and index.
Contents Children of the plumed serpent: the legacy of Quetzalcoatl in ancient Mexico / John M.D. Pohl, Virginia M. Fields and Victoria I. Lyall -- The burned palace of Tula: its offerings and probable function / Stephan Castillo Bernal -- Quetzalcoatl and Xipe Totec: a new discovery at Tula / Luis M. Gamboa Cabezas -- Bright, shiny and new: plumbate pottery and the emergence of early postclassic exchange networks / Victoria I. Lyall -- Cacao and commerce in postclassic Mesoamerica / Janine Gasco -- Under the volcano: the rise of Cholula / Gabriela Uruñuela and Patricia Plunket -- The kingdom and pilgrimage center of Cholula / Michael Lind -- The odyssey of the plumed serpent / John M.D. Pohl -- The effigy censers of Mayapan / Victoria I. Lyall -- The meaning of shell ornaments from northeastern Mesoamerica / Javier Urcid -- Symbols of power: Mixtec metalworking / Martha Carmona Macías -- Ahuitzotl and his conquests in the kingdoms of Oaxaca / Bertina Olmedo Vera -- To endure three thousand years: the Mixtecs of Yucundaa, Oaxaca and America / Ronald Spores -- The Franciscans in Cholula / Gabriela Urunuela and Patricia Plunket -- The Mixtec nobility in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / John Monaghan -- Bells, bombs, music and magic: Mayordomías and social cohesion in Cholula / Timothy J. Knab -- Plumes and serpents on a Huipil / Alejandro de Ávila Blomberg.
Subject Indian art -- Mexico -- Exhibitions.
Quetzalcoatl (Aztec deity) -- In art -- Exhibitions.
Mexico -- Civilization -- Exhibitions.
Mexico -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Mexico -- History -- To 1519 -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Pohl, John M. D.
Lyall, Victoria.
Ávila Blomberg, Alejandro de.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Dallas Museum of Art.
Added Title Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in ancient Mexico
ISBN 9781857597417

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