Proceedings Of The American Antiquarian Society

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Author: American Antiquarian Society
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911. Excerpt: ... THE RUINS AT TIAHUANACO. BY ADOLPH FRANCIS BANDELIER. I cannot pretend to offer anything approximately comparable to the learned and elaborate works published on Tiahuanaco by Dr. Stuebel and Dr. Max Uhle1, or in any way analogous to E. J. Squier's brilliant descriptions.2 Our stay at Tiahuanaco was limited to nineteen days, during which time I found myself sorely tried by the effects of altitude3 and of the not over-salubrious climate. The prohibition, by the Bolivian Government, to excavate in or about the ruins, rendered all subsoil investigation impossible and our limited collections were obtained almost by way of contraband; through purchase from Indians, who mostly came at night to avoid the vigilance of the authorities. Hence surveying of the ruins, observations on the nature of the country and on Indian customs, fragments of folk-tales, and some data from ancient church-books, constituted the fruits of our activity there. A provisional Museum, destined to preserve the antiquities of Tiahuanaco, had been recently opened at that village, and we saw in the rudimentary collection a number of specimens illustrating the type of artefacts. The larger carved blocks which this little Museum contained, displayed the uncouth and angular style of sculpture peculiar to the well-known monoliths. The pottery found at Tiahuanaco shows three distinct types. One seems to be peculiar to the site, as nowhere else, as far as known, is it met with, except as intrusive specimens. It is supposed to be the work of the unknown people who built the edifices now in a condition of lamentable ruin, and who carved the famous monoliths. The style of ornamentation, as can readily be seen, is original and while there may be, as Dr. Uhle stated to the writer, a trace of Tiahuanaco ...


Proceedings Of The American Antiquarian Society

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Proceedings Of The American Antiquarian Society At The Semi Annual Meeting Held In Boston April 27 1892 Classic Reprint

Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society  at the Semi Annual Meeting Held in Boston  April 27  1892  Classic Reprint  PDF
Author: American Antiquarian Society
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Excerpt from Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, at the Semi-Annual Meeting Held in Boston, April 27, 1892 Exeter, N. H., October, 1868. Andover. April, 1870. October, 1870. Cincinnati, Ohio, April, 1871. Newark, 1871. Worcester, Mass., 1871. Philadelphia, Pa., 1872. October, 1874. San Francisco, Cal., April, 1875. Cambridge, Mass., 1875. Boston, 1875. October, 1875. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


Proceedings Of The American Antiquarian Society In The Matter Of The Winthrop Sword At The Semi Ann

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Proceedings Of The American Antiquarian Society

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Author: American Antiquarian Society
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Proceedings Of The American Antiquarian Society

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Author: American Antiquarian Society
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