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Monte Alban (Oaxaca), Mexico, 1895
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Monte Alban (Oaxaca), Mexico, 1895

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Contained In: William Henry Holmes Papers, 1870-1931

Series: SIA RU007084

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

By

Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

1895

Notes

The notes and drawings document William Holmes' field work in Monte Albán in Oaxaca, Mexico, during 1895. Wokr was completed while working for the Field Museum in Chicago. Drawings depict the terrain of the mountain range (lesser Alban) near the deserted settlement, buildings and structures, layouts, Mayan sculpture, hand drawn map of the site, architectural details, and elevations. Drawings often include descriptions, as well as measurements. Field notes are headed with location and describe observations and interpretations of the site, building methods, as well as descriptions of the surrounding terrain.

Subjects

Anthropology , Archaeology , Field notes , Geology , Illustrations , Maps , Mayan art , Mexico , Monte Albán , Oaxaca

BHL Collections

Smithsonian Field Books collection

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.122164

 

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