Life, death and magic: 2000 years of Southeast Asian ancestral art

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Author Robyn Maxwell
ISBN 9780642334121
Pages 256 pages (hc)
Materials illustrated in full colour
Size 24.5 cm x 29.5 cm
Weight 1.875 kilograms


This is the first major publication focussed on creations to honour the ancestors and appease the spirits. It features exquisite Southeast Asian sculpture, jewellery and textiles and reveals the power of art made for rituals of life and death from prehistoric to recent times.