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Indian art of the United States

Frederic H. Douglas

Indian art of the United States

by Frederic H. Douglas

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Published by Museum of Modern Art in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frederic H. Douglas and Rene D"Harnoncourt
ContributionsD"Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968, United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE98.A7 D6
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24613863M
LC Control Number41008349
OCLC/WorldCa32476559

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Throughout the United States, there are thousands of pictographs and petroglyphs with the greatest concentration in the American Southwest. The site that has the most is the Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico. At the monument, archaeologists have estimated there may be o petroglyph images along the 17 miles of escarpment. Shelves: art-ethnic, native-north-america One of the classics in the field; there's considerable more recent scholarship,of course, but this remains a useful survey across the continent. The photos are excellent, with color ones tipped-in/5.


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