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Companions of the dead

Jacki Gallagher

Companions of the dead

ceramic tomb sculpture from ancient West Mexico

by Jacki Gallagher

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Published by Museum of Cultural History, UCLA in [Los Angeles] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of Mexico,
  • Funeral customs and rites,
  • Mexican Ceramic sculpture,
  • Exhibitions,
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Museum of Cultural History,
  • Antiquities,
  • Los Angeles University of California

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jacki Gallagher
    ContributionsUniversity of California, Los Angeles. Museum of Cultural History, Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1219.3.S38 G35 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25015321M
    LC Control Number2011658986


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