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Title The Oxford handbook of prehistoric figurines / edited by Timothy Insoll.

Published Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2017]
©2017.

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 UniM Bail  709.01 OXFO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxv, 931 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Miniature possibilities? : an introduction to the varied dimensions of figurine research / Timothy Insoll -- 2. The archaeology of figurines and the human body in prehistory / Lynn Meskell -- 3. Comparative perspectives in the interpretation of prehistoric figurines / Richard G. Lesure -- 4. Predynastic Egyptian figurines / Alice Stevenson -- 5. Prehistoric figurines in Sudan / Gunnar Haaland and Randi Haaland -- 6. The Sahara / Barbara E. Barich -- 7. Southern Africa / Alex Schoeman -- 8. West Africa / Timothy Insoll -- 9. Equatorial Africa / Pierre de Maret -- 10. Caribbean / Marlena Antczak and Andrzej Antczak -- 11. Mesoamerica - Maya / Erin L. Sears -- 12. Mesoamerica - Olmec figurines / Christopher A. Pool -- 13. Mesoamerica - Highland Formative (early to middle Formative) figurines / Jeffrey P. Blomster -- 14. Mesoamerica - Aztec figurines / Lisa Overholtzer -- 15. North America - Southwest / Polly Schaafsma -- 16. Figurines and figural art of the Northwest Coast / Roy L. Carlson -- 17. Inuguat : prehistoric human figurines in the North American Arctic / William W. Fitzhugh and Bernadette Driscoll Engelstad -- 18. South America - Andes / George F. Lau -- 19. Figurine traditions from the Amazon / Cristiana Barreto -- 20. Prehistoric figurines in Anatolia (Turkey) / Karina Croucher and Ellen Belcher -- 21. Prehistoric figurines in China / Sascha Priewe -- 22. South Asia - Indus civilization / Sharri R. Clark and J. Mark Kenoyer -- 23. Anthropomorphic clay figurines of the Jomon period of Japan / Koji Mizoguchi -- 24. Clay ideas : Levantine Neolithic figurine trajectories and intellectual threads / Ian Kuijt -- 25. Figurines in prehistoric Mesopotamia / Stuart Campbell and Aurelie Daems -- 26. From a bird's eye view : prehistoric human figurines from Iran / Aurelie Daems -- 27. Wooden figurines of Easter Island / Catherine Orliac and Michel Orliac -- 28. Cycladic figurines / Colin Renfrew -- 29. Minoan and Mycenaean figurines / Christine Morris -- 30. Palaeolithic Central and Eastern Europe / Rebecca Farbstein -- 31. Neolithic Eastern and Central Europe / Eszter Bánffy -- 32. Figurines of Malta / Caroline Malone and Simon Stoddart -- 33. Mediterranean - Cyprus / Daisy Knox -- 34. Prehistoric figurines in Italy / Robin Skeates -- 35. Mediterranean - Sardinia / Isabelle Vella Gregory -- 36. Southeast European Neolithic figurines : beyond context, interpretation, and meaning / Doug Bailey -- 37. Palaeolithic Western and North Central Europe / Paul Pettitt -- 38. Neolithic figurines of Western Europe / Chris Scarre.
Other author Insoll, Timothy, editor.
Subject Figurines, Prehistoric.
Sculpture, Prehistoric.
Art, Prehistoric.
Figurines, Ancient.
Antiquities, Prehistoric.
Variant Title Handbook of prehistoric figurines.
Prehistoric figurines.
ISBN 0199675619
9780199675616