Estudio Arquitectonico Comparativo de los Monumentos Arqueologicos de Mexico; Contribucion de Mexico al XXIII Congreso de Americanistas
by Marquina, Ignacio
1928. 86 pp. comparative study and classification of the remains of Pre-Columbian cultures, their cities, and buildings, with a consideration of geographical distribution and immigration patterns, hundreds of illus. in the text and on ca. 125 plates (40 in color, several folding) from plans, measured and line drawings, renderings of ceramics and wall paintings, etc. Some damp staining along top fore-edge. Obl. folio. Orig. 1/2 leather and boards, rubbed and soiled, loss to lower right corner of front cover. Mexico (Talleres Graficos de la Nacion) 1928. (Secretaria de Educación Pública.). Marquina was a Mexican architect and archaeologist. Although his first projects was working on the excavations of the Templo Mayor in the Zocalo in Mexico City, his first major archaeological research project was a study on the population of the Valley of Teotihuacan. He later participated in research on the civilizations of Tenayuca, Chichen Itza, and Uxmal. This publication, officially issued for the Congress, does not confine itself to the political boundaries of Mexico; it includes related remains in the United States and Central America.
(Inventory #: 28058)
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