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Masterpieces of the British Museum: The Aztec Double-Headed Serpent

£4.99

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The turquoise mosaic of a double-headed serpent is one of the most alluring objects in the British Museum's Mexican Gallery. Made over 500 years ago, this icon of Aztec art is admired for its symmetry, beauty and intense colour. This absorbing film examines the serpent in detail: the materials, tools and techniques used to craft it, its original pupose and symbolism, and its aesthetic value in the world today. It also looks at the culture that created this masterpiece: a culture stretching back thousands of years, which was to face destruction at the hands of the Spanish Conquistadors.

Item details

Colour:
Colour
Classification:
Non-classified
Condition:
Used
Display format:
4:3
EAN-13:
5016078865705
Film studio:
Fulmar Television and Film
Format:
DVD / Normal
Genre:
Documentary
ISBN-10:
6078865705
ISBN-13:
5016078865705
Publisher:
Quantum Leap
Region:
ALL
Title:
Masterpieces of the British Museum: The Aztec Double-Headed Serpent
Year of release:
2006

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The turquoise mosaic of a double-headed serpent is one of the most alluring objects in the British Museum's Mexican Gallery. Made over 500 years ago, this icon of Aztec art is admired for its symmetry, beauty and intense colour. This absorbing film examines the serpent in detail: the materials, tools and techniques used to craft it, its original pupose and symbolism, and its aesthetic value in the world today. It also looks at the culture that created this masterpiece: a culture stretching back thousands of years, which was to face destruction at the hands of the Spanish Conquistadors.

Colour:
Colour
Classification:
Non-classified
Condition:
Used
Display format:
4:3
EAN-13:
5016078865705
Film studio:
Fulmar Television and Film
Format:
DVD / Normal
Genre:
Documentary
ISBN-10:
6078865705
ISBN-13:
5016078865705
Publisher:
Quantum Leap
Region:
ALL
Title:
Masterpieces of the British Museum: The Aztec Double-Headed Serpent
Year of release:
2006

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