Pre-Inca art and culture by Hermann Leicht

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  • Chimu Indians.,
  • Indians of South America -- Art.,
  • Indians of South America -- Antiquities.,
  • Peru -- Antiquities.

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Statementtranslated from the German by Mervyn Savill.
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p. :
Number of Pages253
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Open LibraryOL21347736M

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