Maria Teresa Cabrero
Cabrero, Maria Teresa
Cabrero, Maria Teresa
United States of America
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Description: Ancient West Mexico: Art and Archaeology of the Unknown Past
The shaft-tomb tradition of ancient West Mexico lies within a subtropical region that extends from the west coasts of Colima, Jalisco, and Nayarit through a series of highland valleys and lake basins to Guadalajara and Lake Chapala. Shaft tombs have also been found as far north as western Zacatecas and south into Michoacán. While most of the shaft tombs have been discovered within a small portion of this large area, no one has yet determined the actual extent of this distribution. Nonetheless …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.71-87