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The museum has a substantial collection of over 1600 artifacts of Pre-Columbian gold dating back to AD 500. This extraordinary collection, ritual gold ornaments, jewelry, recovered from tombs and archaeological sites.
The social and functional context of the gold objects is also analyzed as well as the development of metallurgy in Pre-Columbian America.
Includes some examples of ceramic and stone objects used in rituals and daily activities.
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Text in Spanish and English. 4to; 119,  pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 30 cm. Bibliography.
Title: Museo del Oro Precolombino de Costa Rica
Illustrator: Fully illustrated with stunning photos of per-Columbian gold pieces and works.
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Publisher: San Jose, Costa Rica:, Fundación Museos del Banco Central,: 2004.
ISBN Number: 9789968947619
Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
Book Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket
lb: 4.00 lb
Seller ID: 008899