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Brody, J.J. & Rebecca Allen.
Beauty from the Earth: Pueblo Indian Pottery from the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania: 1990.

"Illustrated with 35 color and 98 black and white images, this exhibit catalog from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology describes 104 pieces of ancient southwestern pottery. Art historian J.J. Brody traces the development of pottery from the prehistoric Anasazi through modern Pueblo peoples. A section on pottery technology looks at different types of clays and details the pottery making process. Rebecca Allen contributes an essay on the history of the Museum's southwestern collection, providing insights into the personalities of the collectors and the ways their personal tastes affected the contents of their collections".

Softcover. 9.5"x8.5", 99 pages, black & white and color illustrations. Fine.

Inventory #: 95128
Price: $ 12.50      

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