Santa Cruz Island figure sculpture and its social and ritual contexts.1931707812
Santa Cruz Island San·ta Cruz Island
An island off southern California in the northern Santa Barbara Islands. figure sculpture and its social and ritual contexts.
Davenport, William H.
U. Penn/Mus. of Archaeo & Anth
In this ethnographic eth·nog·ra·phy
The branch of anthropology that deals with the scientific description of specific human cultures.
eth·nog study of traditional sculpture from Santa Cruz Island, Davenport (anthropology, U. of Pennsylvania, deceased) presents a distinctive genre of figure sculpture used in traditional religious rituals and ceremonies. The catalog catalog, descriptive list, on cards or in a book, of the contents of a library. Assurbanipal's library at Nineveh was cataloged on shelves of slate. The first known subject catalog was compiled by Callimachus at the Alexandrian Library in the 3d cent. B.C. section contains Davenport's records of 55 specimens of Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, city, United States
Santa Cruz (săn`tə krz), city (1990 pop. 49,040), seat of Santa Cruz co., W Calif., on the north shore of Monterey Bay; inc. 1866. sculpture from private collections and museums. Davenport's photographs illustrate island life as it was lived before independence in 1978.
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