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Ancient Objects and Sacred Realms: Interpretations of Mississippian Iconography

edited by F. Kent Reilly, III and James F. Garber ; foreword by Vincas P. Steponaitis
Format
Book
Published
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Series
The Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies
ISBN
0292713479 (alk. paper), 9780292713475 (alk. paper)
Related Resources
Publisher description Table of contents only
Contents
  • Some cosmological motifs in the southeastern ceremonial complex / George E. Lankford
  • The Petaloid motif : a celestial symbolic locative in the shell art of spiro / F. Kent Reilly III
  • On the identity of the birdman within Mississippian period art and iconography / James Brown
  • The great serpent in eastern North America / George E. Lankford
  • Identification of a moth/butterfly supernatural in Mississippian art / Vernon James Knight and Judith A. Franke
  • Ritual, medicine, and the war trophy iconographic theme in the Mississippian southeast / David H. Dye
  • The "path of souls" : some death imagery in the southeastern ceremonial complex / George E. Lankford
  • Sequencing the braden style within Mississippian period art and iconography / James Brown
  • Osage texts and Cahokia data / Alice Beck Kehoe.
Description
299 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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