Kiva Mural Decorations at Awatovi and Kawaika-a

Kiva Mural Decorations at Awatovi and Kawaika-a

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Watson Smith, an enthusiastic amateur archaeologist, was one of the Southwest's foremost archaeological scholars. In this classic volume, Smith reported on the remarkable painted murals found at Awatovi and other Puebloan sites in the underground ceremonial chambers known as kivas. Now reissued in a stunning facsimile edition, the volume includes color reproductions of the original serigraphs by Louie Ewing.It is, of course, germane to the study of mural art, as indeed are all phases of Pueblo arts and crafts, and to a limited extent it ... 19-21. nition of mural decoration as embellishment on the interior walls of artificially constructed buildings, both of aanbsp;...

Title:Kiva Mural Decorations at Awatovi and Kawaika-a
Author:Watson Smith, Louie H Ewing, Steven A LeBlanc
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2006-04-15


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