Museo del Oro Precolombino de Costa Rica

By: [Pre-Columbian Art] Esquivel, Patricia Fernández

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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, [2] pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 30 cm. Bibliography.

Title: Museo del Oro Precolombino de Costa Rica

Author Name: [Pre-Columbian Art] Esquivel, Patricia Fernández

Illustrator: Fully illustrated with stunning photos of per-Columbian gold pieces and works.

Categories: Ancient History / Archeology, HISTORY, Central America / Mexico, A. TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION,

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

Keywords: Indian goldwork -- Costa Rica; Pre-Columbian America,