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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

Book details:

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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