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Dignitary and companions on raft

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Description: The Art and Architecture of Ancient America: The Mexican, Maya and Andean Peoples
The urban societies of the South American continent all flourished in the Andes, along a strip of mountainous coast less than a hundred miles wide, extending from the Caribbean façade of Venezuela and Colombia southward along the Pacific to northern Chile. Nomadic hunters of the southern Andes and plains and the tropical tribespeople of Amazonia, like the Indian tribes of North America, will not be treated here. In this part we deal only with those parts of the mountainous northern and western …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.341-358

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