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Title Ancient objects and sacred realms : interpretations of Mississippian iconography / edited by F. Kent Reilly III and James F. Garber ; foreword by Vincas P. Steponaitis
Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  E99.M6815 A541 2007    AVAILABLE    30530000441717
Edition 1st ed
Descript x, 299 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Series The Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-282) and index
Contents: Some cosmological motifs in the southeastern ceremonial complex / George E. Lankford -- The Petaloid motif : a celestial symbolic locative in the shell art of spiro / F. Kent Reilly III -- On the identity of the birdman within Mississippian period art and iconography / James Brown -- The great serpent in eastern North America / George E. Lankford -- Identification of a moth/butterfly supernatural in Mississippian art / Vernon James Knight and Judith A. Franke -- Ritual, medicine, and the war trophy iconographic theme in the Mississippian southeast / David H. Dye -- The "path of souls" : some death imagery in the southeastern ceremonial complex / George E. Lankford -- Sequencing the braden style within Mississippian period art and iconography / James Brown -- Osage texts and Cahokia data / Alice Beck Kehoe
Subject Mississippian culture
Mississippian art
Symbolism in art -- Mississippi River Valley
Symbolism in art -- Southern States
Supernatural in art -- Mississippi River Valley
Supernatural in art -- Southern States
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Antiquities
Indians of North America -- Mississippi River Valley -- Antiquities
Mississippi River Valley -- Antiquities
Southern States -- Antiquities
Alt Author Reilly, F. Kent
Garber, James
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