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Visualizing the sacred : cosmic visions, regionalism, and the art of the Mississippian world / edited by George E. Lankford, F. Kent Reilly III, and James F. Garber
1st ed
Austin : University of Texas Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E99.M6815 V57 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mississippian culture
Mississippian art
Indian cosmology -- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1500
Indians of North America -- Mississippi River Valley -- Religion
Visions -- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1500
Regionalism -- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1500
Subject Mississippi River Valley -- Antiquities
Middle West -- Antiquities
Southern States -- Antiquities
East (U.S.) -- Antiquities
Physical Description xviii, 357 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-346) and index
Contents Regional approaches to iconographic art / George E. Lankford -- The cosmology of the Osage: the Star People and their universe / James R. Duncan -- The regional culture signature of the Braden art style / James A. Brown -- Early manifestations of Mississippian iconography in middle Mississippi Valley rock-art / Carol Diaz-Granados -- Mississippian ceramic art in the lower Mississippi Valley: a thematic overview / David H. Dye -- The great serpent in the lower Mississippi Valley / F. Kent Reilly III -- Iconography of the Thruston Tablet / Vincas P. Steponaitis ... [et al.] -- Woman in the patterned shawl: female effigy vessels and figurines from the Middle Cumberland River Basin / Robert V. Sharp, Vernon James Knight, Jr., and George E. Lankford -- A redefinition of the Hemphill style in Mississippian art / Vernon James Knight, Jr., and Vincas P. Steponaitis -- The raptor on the path / George E. Lankford -- The swirl-cross and the center / George E. Lankford -- Iconography of the Hightower region of eastern Tennessee and northern Georgia / Adam King -- Dancing in the otherworld: the human figural art of the Hightower style revisited / F. Kent Reilly III and James F. Garber -- Raptor imagery at Etowah: the raptor is the path to power / Adam King and F. Kent Reilly III
Series Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies
Alternate Author Lankford, George E., 1938-
Reilly, F. Kent
Garber, James

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