In Search of the Mayas : from the Roland Collection
    (2014, original release: 2000)

    Nonfiction

    eVideo

    Provider: Kanopy

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1 online resource (1 video file, 53 min. 20 sec.) : digital, stereo., sound, color
LANGUAGE
English
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Originally produced by The Roland Collection in 2000

An introduction to the geographical area of Mesoamerican culture which gave birth to the pre-Hispanic civilizations of Mexico. Origins and characteristics are discussed: the idea of nature, communication with the gods, the complex theocratic organization and the symbolic nature of their artistic expressions. The cultures of the Olmecs, Mayas, Mixtecs and Zapotecs are examined through a reconstruction of their architecture, sculpture, painting, ceramics and craftsmanship in precious metals

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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