Gold and the Incas
Lost Worlds of Peru
Edited by Christine Dixon
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Gold and the Incas reveals the splendor of ancient pre-Hispanic cultures of Peru featuring art made of gold, silver, turquoise, shell, stone, textile, and ceramic. More than 200 objects are covered, showing the aesthetic depth, drama, and beauty of the famous Incan empire and its predecessors. As well as deities, lively depictions of animals, birds, and fish decorate the works.
- Published: January 2014
- Subject Listing: South American Art
- Bibliographic information: 304 pp., color illus, 9 x 11 in.
- Distributed for: National Gallery of Australia
Treasures from the Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia del Perœ, Museo Arqueologico Rafael Larco Herrera, Fundacion Museo Amano, Museo Oro del Perœ and the National Gallery of Australia are discussed and illustrated in color.