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 Sherman Library  F1219.3.A7 A63 2010    AVAILABLE  
Author Ardren, Traci.
Title The Jaguar's Spots : Ancient Mesoamerican Art from the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami / by Traci Ardren ; Contributors, Julie K. Wesp, Gretel Rodriguez, Erica Sefton, Gabrielle Vail ; Spanish Translation by TransPerfect Translations.
OCLC 664134035
ISBN 9780978821340
0978821343
Publisher Coral Gables, FL : University of Miami, Lowe Art Museum, [2010]
Description 162 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
LC Subject heading/s Lowe Art Museum -- Exhibitions.
Indian art -- Mexico -- Pictorial works.
Indian art -- Mexico -- Exhibitions.
Indian art -- Mexico -- Themes, motives.
Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-161).
Contents Preface and acknowledgements / Brian A. Dursum -- Introduction / Traci Ardren -- The lord of the night : jaguar iconography in the ancient art of Mexico and Central America / Traci Ardren -- Maintaining the cosmos : myth and ritual in Maya painted vessels / Gabrielle Vail -- Conversing with the gods : royal Maya rituals carved in stone / Gabrielle Vail -- Performing the creation of the world on the Miami Vase / Traci Ardren & Gabrielle Vail -- Divine beings and Oaxacan funerary urns in the collection of the Lowe Art Museum / Julie K. Wesp -- Marine life in the art of ancient Parita Bay, Panama / Erica Sefton -- Chicomecoatl, the Aztec maize goddess / Gretel Rodríguez -- Catalog / Traci Ardren.
Language note English text with parallel Spanish translation; captions for illustrations of catalog in English.
General note "Published on the occasion of the exhibition, The Jaguar's Spots: Ancient Mesoamerican Art from the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, June 26, 2010 through October 31, 2010"--Title page verso.
From the Library of Eric M. Zafran
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