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Title from title page screen (viewed October 12, 2017).
Running title: Pre-Columbian art for NGV educators.
Bibliography: pages 34-35.
INTRODUCTION: The pre-Columbian concept -- The pre-Columbian map -- Pre-Columbian art -- THE NGV COLLECTIONOF MESOAMERICAN PRE-COLUMBIAN ART: Mesoamerican masks -- Mesoamerican ballgame -- Mesoamerican writing system -- Mesoamerican body ornamentation -- Body representacion: Prominent genital deptition -- Mesoamerican pantheon -- Mesoamerican decapitation -- The jaguar in mesoamerica -- The dog in Mesoamerica -- Mesoamerican products.
This handbook is an educational resource designed for the Department of Education of the National Gallery of Victoria. It intends to facilitate the teaching and understanding of the NGV collection of Mesoamerican art. It comprises the main Mesoamerican socio-cultural topics depeicted in the artworks of this collection. In addition, it recommends optional sources of information as a complement to this manual.