Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Art History


Art and Art History 255. Art and Ritual of the Ancient Americas

A historical and cultural examination of the architecture, sculpture and allied arts of the ancient Andes and Mesoamerica. Spanning the first millennium B.C.E. to the time of the Spanish Conquest, this course considers the role of the arts in the establishment and maintenance of pre-Columbian political/religious authority.

Previously Pre-Columbian Art and Architecture