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Anthropomorphic figurines of predynastic Egypt and neolithic Crete with comparative material from the prehistoric Near East and mainland Greece [by] Peter J. Ucko
Bib ID 2450410
Format BookBook
Author
Ucko, Peter J. (Peter John)
 
Description London, A. Szmidla, 1968 
xvi, 530 p. illus. 30 cm. 
ISBN 0950016403
Series

Occasional paper (Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland) ; no. 24.

Summary

For each area, includes a catalogue of items shown in drawings, listing characteristics under standardised headings and giving details of publication where relevant; discussion and analysis follows catalogue, with tables analysing features common to figurines as a group; full discussion of Mother Goddess and alternative theories; non Aboriginal material.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 501-508.

Subjects Art, Egyptian.  |  Art, Minoan.  |  Anthropomorphism.  |  Art - Art motifs - Human figure.  |  Australia.

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