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Turquoise Mosaics from Mexico (Published with the British Museum Press)

by Colin McEwan

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - Prehistoric & Primitive,
  • ART HISTORY & CRITICISM,
  • JEWISH STUDIES,
  • Criticism,
  • History - General,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Antiquities,
  • Indian art,
  • Indian masks,
  • Indians of Mexico,
  • Mexico

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11422329M
    ISBN 100822339242
    ISBN 109780822339243
    OCLC/WorldCa65521497

    Many of the Aztecs’ secrets are revealed in a forthcoming book ‘Turquoise Mosaics from Mexico’, by Colin McEwan, Andrew Middleton, Caroline Cartwright and Rebecca Stacey, to be published in October by the British Museum (price £); here, with the team’s kind permission, we offer a tiny pre-view, to whet your appetite! the close-up images show fine details of the famous double. Turquoise Blue and Green Iridescent TIFFANY Stained Glass ROUND CIRCLE Tiles for Mosaics// Round Retro Tiles//Mosaic Supplies//Crafts DiscountMosaicSupply 5 out of 5 stars (5,) $ Bestseller.

    Turquoise mosaics in ritual Aztec masks and other objects are thought to have been obtained by trade with the Pueblo people. Though Turquoise is found in Mexico noticeably at Santa Rosalia, Baja California, Conception de Ore Zacatecasa and the Necozari mine (North Senora just south of Bisbee). Though no evidence of mining for turquoise in. The Double-headed serpent is an Aztec sculpture kept at the British ed of mostly turquoise pieces applied to a wood base, it is one of nine mosaics of similar material in the British Museum; there are thought to be about 25 such pieces from that period in the whole of Europe. It came from Aztec Mexico and might have been worn or displayed in religious al: Wood, turquoise, pine resin, shell, and others.

    Turquoise is an opaque, blue-to-green mineral that is a hydrated phosphate of copper and aluminium, with the chemical formula Cu Al 6 (PO 4) 4 8 4H 2 is rare and valuable in finer grades and has been prized as a gemstone and ornamental stone for thousands of years owing to its unique hue. Like most other opaque gems, turquoise has been devalued by the introduction onto the market of Category: Phosphate minerals. Mexican turquoise mosaics in Vienna kammer and are listed in the Salzdahlum catalogue of ; the skull was first noted in , and both pieces were illustratedAuthor: Christian Feest.


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The nine turquoise mosaics from Mexico are some the most striking pieces in the collections of the British Museum. Among the few surviving such artifacts, these exquisite objects include two masks, a shield, a knife, a helmet, a double-headed serpent, a mosaic on a human skull, a jaguar, and an animal by: The nine turquoise mosaics from Mexico are some the most striking pieces in the collections of the British Museum.

Among the few surviving such artifacts, these exquisite objects include two masks, a shield, a knife, a helmet, a double-headed serpent, a mosaic on a human skull, a jaguar, and an animal head. The nine turquoise mosaics from Mexico are some the most striking pieces in the collections of the British Museum.

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