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Pre-Columbian representations of the elephant in America.

Grafton Elliot Smith

Pre-Columbian representations of the elephant in America.

by Grafton Elliot Smith

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Published by Richard Clay and Sons in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maya sculpture -- Honduras -- Copán Site.,
  • Elephants in art -- Honduras -- Copán Site.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNature.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3, 4p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18609154M

    Traditional Arts of African Oceanic Pre-Columbian North American Indian Eskimo Peoples and Cultures; Ethnographic Arts Publications Fall by Unknown and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 29 cm: Contents: The Bering Strait land bridge / William G. Haag --A Stone Age campsite at the gateway to America / Douglas D. Anderson --Elephant-hunting in North America / C Vance Haynes, JrA Paleo-Indian bison kill / Joe Ben .

    Scientists agree that mammoths and mastodons once inhabited the Americas, and an article in Scientific Monthly, entitled “Men and Elephants in America,” suggests that these proboscidean animals (elephants, mammoths, mastodons) may have survived in the Americas until B.C., well within the time frame demanded by the Book of Mormon.   The Gomphotheriidae were a diverse taxonomic family of extinct elephant-like animals (proboscideans) — referred to as gomphotheres. They were widespread in North America during the Miocene and Pliocene epochs, million years ago. Some lived in parts of Eurasia, Beringia and, following the Great American Interchange, South America.

      Researchers Carl L. Johannessen and Anne Z. Parker, note 12th and 13th Century A.D. sculptures in India like the one above depicting maize ears, as Indicators of Pre-Columbian Diffusion,” Economic Bot , and argue that stone carvings of maize ears, like those in the photographs above, exist in at least three pre-Columbian Hoysala stone block . The earliest known writing discovered in the Mayan script dates from about BC, but the script is thought to have developed at an earlier date than that. The Mayans were known for their sophisticated culture which included many hieroglyphics. Mayan hieroglyphics were carved into stone or bone, or even painted on pottery or written on books.


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IF a note from across the sea is not so delayed as to be no longer timely, may I reply to Dr. Elliot Smith's remarkable communication on pre-Columbian representations of the elephant in America. Cite this article. SMITH, G. Pre-Columbian Representations of the Elephant in America.

Nat (). Download citation. The elephant pipes seem to show tapirs. “The American tapir is seen occasionally on the banks of the Mississippi”. Mary Roberts, Animal and Vegetable Productions of America in The Church of England Magazine Vol.

XX January to June, p. The suggestion of horses and chariots in pre-Columbian America has long been an easy target for critics of the Book of Mormon. In spite of difficulties in defending this claim, and although the evidence is incomplete, the geological and archaeological record does provide support for horses and even wheeled vehicles in ancient America.

The Elephant Glyphs at Copan Among the most enigmatic pre-Columbian glyphs in Meso-America are the elephant images on Stela B at Copan. There are two of them carved into the upper corners of the stone and only the heads and trunks are represented. From the Mayan calendar to the Toltec architecture at Chichén Itzá, the bequests of ancient Mesoamerican civilizations have endured long after the societies that created them declined.

The intellectual and cultural achievements of Pre-Columbian America rivaled those of ancient Rome and Egypt, and greatly enriched the landscape of present-day Mexico and. Pre-Columbian & Early Post-Columbian History of the Americas maya, mesoamerica, north-america, post-columbian, pre-columbian, pre-history, south-america.

34 likes Like. Lists are re-scored approximately every 5 minutes. People Who Voted On This List (56) Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of. Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact theories speculate about possible visits to or interactions with the Americas, the indigenous peoples of the Americas, or both, by people from Africa, Asia, Europe, or Oceania at a time prior to Christopher Columbus' first voyage to the Caribbean in (i.e.

during any part of the so-called pre-Columbian era). Such contact is accepted as having. Myths of Pre-Columbian America Paperback – Novem by Donald A. Mackenzie (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 15 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ /5(2). But there isn’t any evidence of wheat and barley in Pre-Colombian America. Until recently the critics were sure that barley and wheat were unknown in the ancient New World. An article in Scie however, revealed that pre-Columbian domesticated barley had been discovered by archaeologists at an ancient Hohokam Indian site in Arizona.[].

Pre-Columbian art refers to the visual arts of indigenous peoples of the Caribbean, North, Central, and South Americas until the late 15th and early 16th centuries, and the time period marked by Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas. Pre-Columbian art thrived throughout the Americas from at le BCE to the European conquests, and sometimes continued for.

out of 5 stars Revisiting Lapiner's "Pre-Columbian At of South America" Reviewed in the United States on January 7, A must have for collectors, museum curators and art history students of Andean Pre-Columbian by: Liene Bosquê, Pre-Hispanic City () and Recollection (–) Ma standard. Why does the Book of Mormon mention elephants and horses in pre-Columbian America.

Is there anyone out there who really believes that elephants and horses existed in the Americas before the Europeans arrived.

Answer Save. If you read to whole book from a rational point of view, it fails at all levels: It's a ponderous, repetitive droning. Pre-Columbian Art of South America. by Lapiner, Alan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published as: Myths of pre-Columbian America.

- London: Gresham, Description. There is no mention in the Book of Mormon of elephants having existed in the New World during the Nephite period. Wikipedia: Mammoths "were members of the family Elephantidae" Mammoths could have easily been present in North America at the time of the Jaredites (the only time that elephants are mentioned in the Book of Mormon).

Inthe Book of Mormon would also relate the existence of “elephants” in ancient America, and as late as historical pre-Columbian times (Ether ).

Book of Mormon defender John L. Sorenson argues that mastodons and mammoths might have survived as late as the Jaredite period. Pre-Columbian art and the post-Columbian world: ancient American sources of modern art User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Among the several strands of "primitive'' art that have influenced the development of modernism, the least understood has been that of pre-Columbian America.

Braun's penetrating study now illuminates. Chaman Lal's evidence includes the sculptural and pictorial representations in America of the Indian elephant with their unmistakably Hindu artistic "feeling." These elephants do not resemble the prehistoric American types.

The American god Tlaloc was elephant-headed, as was the Hindu Ganesha, a derivative of Indra, and both were rain-gods. The Flatey Book and Recently Discovered Vatican Manuscripts, Concerning America as Early as the Tenth Century (based on the Norraena Society publication) (HTML at ) The Pre-Columbian Discovery of America by the Northmen, With Translations from the Icelandic Sagas (second edition; Albany, NY: J.

Munsell's Sons, ), by B. F. Pre-Columbian America is the name of the time period when there was no European presence on the American continents. The name comes from the first person from England to discover America, Christopher Columbus. Therefore, the pre-Columbian era is the period before Christopher Columbus came to America in the year of Other areas of the South have been fruitful in producing written artifacts of pre-Columbian America.

Stephen Peet, for example, has reported the finding of hieroglyphics on tablets near the banks of the Mississippi River, as well as the discovery of picture writing in Tennessee in the s. 7 Recent publicity has been given to the Bat Creek.