Olmec Colossal Heads as Recarved Thrones: "Mutilation," Revolution, and Recarving

@article{Porter1989OlmecCH,
  title={Olmec Colossal Heads as Recarved Thrones: "Mutilation," Revolution, and Recarving},
  author={James B. Porter},
  journal={RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics},
  year={1989},
  volume={17-18},
  pages={22 - 29}
}
  • J. B. Porter
  • Published 1 March 1989
  • Art
  • RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics
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