ENSAYOS SOBRE ICONOGRAFÌA, VOL. I Y VOL. II. Colección Obras Diversas
Place Published: México, D.F.
Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, INAH; Conaculta
Date Published: 2010
Pages: 2 Vols. 377; 370p
ISBN: 9786074840964 (v.
Book Id: 2000407
b/w plates, ind., illus., facs., bibl. (vol. 2 p. 349-370), color pict. wrps. OCLC: 704511665
This 2 volume set comprises 52 multidisciplinary essays on the Pre-Hispanic and colonial Mexica culture iconography covering the religious, astronomic, architectonic and biological topics on each of their diverse artistic expressions. The study of images from ancient sculptures, paintings and codices is a task involving direct observations complemented with historical and geographic data, field research and archive investigation. All these iconographic elements are described in detail in the present edition: deities, calendar and astronomic aspects, names, monuments, flora and fauna, cartography, ceremonies, feathers and stones, warrior and attire of the gods. SOME TEXTS IN ENGLISH, OTHERS IN SPANISH. Sold as set