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The Origins of Chavín Culture by Chiaki Kano

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Published by Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection .
Written in English


  • Archaeology,
  • Native American Archaeology,
  • History - General History,
  • The Americas,
  • Latin America - General,
  • History / Latin America,
  • Antiquities,
  • Cats,
  • Chavin culture,
  • Chavin de Huantar (Peru),
  • Shillacoto site, Peru

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Edition Notes

SeriesDumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series
The Physical Object
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11255152M
ISBN 100884020924
ISBN 109780884020929

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Nonetheless, I think this book is a good exercise in `real' iconography, although marred by a theory of universal cultural evolution. For broader, deeper explorations of the Chavin culture I recommend Richard Burger, "Chavin and the Origins of Andean Civilization"; or Peter Fux (ed.), "Chavin Peru's Enigmatic Temple in the Andes".3/5(1). Get this from a library! Chavin and the origins of Andean civilization. [Richard L Burger; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)] -- Covers early civilizations in Peru and the Andes, especially the Chavin culture, which flourished before the rise of the Incan Empire. Ancient Origins articles related to Chavín de Huántar in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page 1 of tag Chavín de Huántar).   Although it may be safely said that the Chavín had an influence on some other Peruvian cultures, the origins of Chavín culture is still unknown. While some believe that extraterrestrials were responsible for bringing culture to the Chavín, others believe that influence came not from the sky, but from Central : Dhwty.

The Chavín culture is an extinct, prehistoric civilization, named for Chavín de Huántar, the principal archaeological site at which its artifacts have been culture developed in the northern Andean highlands of Peru from BC to BC. It extended its influence to other civilizations along the coast. [1] [2] The Chavín people (whose name for themselves is . The Chavín were a civilization that developed in the northern Andean highlands of Peru from BC to BC. They extended their influence to other civilizations along the coast. [1] [2] The Chavín were located in the Mosna Valley where the Mosna and Huachecsa rivers area is meters above sea level and encompasses the quechua, jalca, and puna life zones. Chavín, earliest highly developed culture in pre-Columbian Peru, which flourished between about and this time Chavín artistic influence spread throughout the northern and central parts of what is now Peru. The name given to this early civilization derives from the great ruin of Chavín de Huántar in the northern highlands of the Peruvian Andes, but that site may .   The Origins of the Chavín Culture. Studies in Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology, no. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, D.C. Lanning, Edward P. Peru Before the.

  The Chavín empire dominated Peru for about years. In the book, Chavín and the Origins of Andean Civilization, Richard L. Burger wrote, “Our analysis of Chavín art and architecture leads to the conclusion that the Chavín cult was created by fusing exotic tropical forest and coastal elements to forge a unique local highland religion Reviews: 8. Peruvian Americans are Americans of Peruvian Peruvian Americans there are those of White (including Italian, French, German, and Arab, but mostly Spanish), Mestizo, Amerindian, Black or a mix of any of these. A significant number are of entirely or partial Chinese and/or Japanese heritage.. According to the U.S. Census Bureau American Community . First published in , the essays in Dumbarton Oaks Conference on Chavín were presented at a conference held at Dumbarton Oaks in October As the earliest civilization in Andes, Chavín had an undeniable influence on later cultures. Carefully collated and expertly edited by Elizabeth P. Benson, these essays explore ideas regarding the origin, rise, and spread of the . The Chavín Culture (BCAD) Lima History & Cultures (Part 2) The first major culture in Peru, the Chavin emerged around BC apparently in the Peruvian Andes region while some archaeological findings belonging to the Chavin even can be .