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Izapa relief carving

form, content, rules for design, and role in Mesoamerican art history and archaeology

by Virginia G. Smith

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Published by Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Izapa Site (Mexico)
    • Subjects:
    • Maya sculpture.,
    • Olmec sculpture.,
    • Izapa Site (Mexico)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 101-103.

      StatementVirginia G. Smith.
      SeriesStudies in pre-Columbian art & archaeology ;, no. 27
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE51 .S85 no. 27, F1219.1.C45 .S85 no. 27
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 103 p. :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3169498M
      ISBN 10088402119X
      LC Control Number83011612

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Izapa Relief Carving book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This study analyzes the visual traits of Izapa-style monuments to est Ratings: 0. Izapa is a very large pre-Columbian archaeological site located in the Mexican state of Chiapas; it is best known for its occupation during the Late Formative site is situated on the Izapa River, a tributary of the Suchiate River, near the base of the volcano Tacaná, the sixth tallest mountain in Mexico.

The settlement at Izapa extended over miles, making it the largest site. : Izapa Relief Carving: Form, Content, Rules for Design, and Role in Mesoamerican Art (STUDIES IN PRE-COLUMBIAN ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY) (v. 27) Cited by: 4. This book was a huge help to me when I first started relief carving.

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Likewise, in her study “Izapa Relief Carving”, archaeologist Virginia G. Smith identified amongst twenty-four of the more complete Izapan stelae fifty separate visual traits, of which she determines Stela 5 has twenty-five. By comparison, the other stelae of Group A have eleven to nineteen traits each [16].

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[Virginia G Smith]. By all the rules of correlation, the resemblances of the Izapa carving to the ancient Near Eastern symbolism of the Tree of Life found in the Book of Mormon cannot be the result of accident, but must be due to historical connection; and that consequently this carving is definitely a portrayal of the Lehi story—i.e.

the episode of the. representations, stelae, altars, and thrones as Izapa; for this reason alone, the site has given its name to the sculptural style. The distinctiveness of this style lies mainly in the expressive strength that is accomplished by low-relief carving and to a lesser ex-File Size: 1MB.

The "Izapa, Stela 5" Stone. This "Stela 5" stone carving was found in Octoberby Matthew W. Stirling. It stood in the temple courts at the ancient ruin city called "Izapa" in the South Western corner of Mexico. It is the fifth and largest carved stone slabs out of more than 60 carved stone monuments that were found at Izapa.

Izapa Stela 5 is one of a number of large, carved stelae found in the ancient Mesoamerican site of Izapa, in the Soconusco region of Chiapas, Mexico along the present-day Guatemalan border.

These stelae date from roughly BCE to 50 or BCE, although some argue for dates as late as CE. Also known as the "Tree of Life" stone, it appears to illustrate a Mesoamerican creation myth. Much of what we know about the art from Izapa comes from the work of Virginia Smith's Izapa Relief Carving (), Garth Norman's Izapa Sculpture () and Jacinto Quirarte's Izapan-Style Art ().

Garth Norman of the New World Archaeological Foundation has published many of the stone stelae and altars found at Izapa and has discussed much Author: Clyde Winters.

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Izapa Stela 5 presents perhaps the most complex relief at Izapa. Central to the image is a large tree, which is surrounded by perhaps a dozen human figures and scores of other images. "Izapa Relief Carving: Form, Content, Rules for Design, and Role in Mesoamerican Art History and Archaeology", Dumbarton Oaks, Tree of life vision.

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Evidence of the African Migration to America and Olmec Religion By. Clyde Winters. Clyde Winters. INTRODUCTION The Stelae no.5 from Izapa, is an important historical document from monument has interesting iconographic representations that prove some of the migration traditions handed down from generation to generation by the Mexicans.

Carving the Izapa monument required artisans to use measuring cords to grid off the stone in traditional patterns according to standard measurements and layouts. The proposed scene was then drawn or scratched on the surface.

Pointed stone tools were used to peck and grind away the background until the figures stood out appropriately in bas-relief.

Other articles where Izapa is discussed: pre-Columbian civilizations: Izapan civilization: Izapa, type site of the Izapan civilization, is a huge temple centre near modern Tapachula, Chiapas, on the hot Pacific coast plain.

Its approximately 80 pyramidal mounds were built from earth and clay faced with river boulders. A large number of carved stone stelae have been found at Izapa, almost. The Beginner's Handbook of Woodcarving: With Project Patterns for Line Carving, Relief Carving, Carving in the Round, and Bird Carving Paperback – Aug 1 by Charles Beiderman (Author), William Johnston (Author) out of 5 stars ratings.

See all 5 /5().SMITH, Virginia G. IZAPA RELIEF CARVING ART HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY, p., with lots of illustrations including stelae from Abaj Takalik not widely published RELIEF CARVING ART HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY, p., with lots of illustrations including stelae from Abaj Takalik not widely published elsewhere.Much of what we know about the art from Izapa comes from the work of Virginia Smith’s Izapa Relief Carving (), Garth Norman’s Izapa Sculpture() and Jacinto Quirarte’s Izapan-Style Art ().

Garth Norman of the New World Archaeological Foundation has published many of the stone stelae and altars found at Izapa and has discussed.