This volume, edited by Antonio Aimi and Antonio Guarnotta, offers a new, up-to-date study of the most important cultures of Mesoamerica and of the Peruvian Area, through magnificent artefacts held by the MIC (Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza) and various other Italian museums.
The cultures of the Aztecs, Mayas, Incas and other populations of ancient America are analysed in light of the most recent archaeological and ethnohistorical research. Themes of prime importance are examined in depth: the conquest of America as seen from the point of view of the conquered, the status of women, the systems of calculation of ancient Peru, and pre-Columbian art presented as art, not only as archaeology.
Faenza, MIC, November 2018 - April 2019
Antonio Aimi and Antonio Guarnotta
Pre-Columbian Ceramics of the MIC of Faenza. The Birth of a Collection
The Cultures of Pre-Columbian America Through the Collections of the MIC
Mesoamerica and the Peruvian Area
Environment: Flora, Fauna and Food
Social Pyramid and Political Organisation
The Status of Women
Abstract Art and Cubism
First Colonial Period
Antonio Aimi e / and Antonio Guarnotta