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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTH 2840 Art of Precolombian Americas

This course is an introduction to the arts of ancient american Indians in North, central and South America from the formative period to the conquest of Europeans. Several major cultures will be examined: tje Northwest Cpast, the Southeast, and the Southwest in North America; Olmec, Teotihuacan, MonteAalban, Maya and Aztec in Mesoamerica; and Chavin, Paracas-Nazca, Moche, chimu, and Inca in the South America. The focus will be on the significance of the art and the cultures where certain art forms were applied. the stylistic characeristics of the forms, and the philosophical/religious ideas involved will be emphasized.
Credits: 3.0