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Prehispanic Metallurgy and Votive Offerings in the Eastern Cordillera Colombia
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Roberto Lleras Pérez
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited

An in-depth study of the metal-working tradition which emerged in the central Eastern Cordillera of Colombia between AD 600-1,500. Part I includes the classification system, descriptions of the objects, an analysis of function, iconography, geographical distribution of the objects, their archaeological context and the metal-working technology.
Tarascan Copper Metallurgy: A Multiapproach Perspective
Language: en
Pages: 156
Authors: Blanca Estela Maldonado
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-31 - Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

A study which provides valuable insights into the nature of metal production and the development of technology and political economy in ancient Mesoamerica, offering a contribution to general anthropological theories of the emergence of social complexity.
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Metallurgy in Ancient Ecuador
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Roberto Lleras Perez
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-31 - Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

This study aims to collect and systematise the existing general knowledge about pre-Hispanic metallurgy of Ecuador and the specific data concerning the collection of the Banco Central. The result is the most comprehensive book on Ecuadorian metallurgy to date.
Mining and Quarrying in the Ancient Andes
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Nicholas Tripcevich, Kevin J. Vaughn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-09 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

​Over the millennia, from stone tools among early foragers to clays to prized metals and mineral pigments used by later groups, mineral resources have had a pronounced role in the Andean world. Archaeologists have used a variety of analytical techniques on the materials that ancient peoples procured from the earth.