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The Sacred Art Of Labyrinth Design: Optimization Of A Liminal Aesthetic, Yadina Z. Clark Aug 2015

The Sacred Art Of Labyrinth Design: Optimization Of A Liminal Aesthetic, Yadina Z. Clark

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This paper provides an overview of both practical and esoteric elements that inform the labyrinth design process and touches on the physiological and psychological effects of meditative walking. In addition to new installations, some other outcomes that have resulted from this research include an interactive online map of over 200 labyrinths in New England and two simple formulas for accurately calculating the path length of both 3- and 7-circuit Classical labyrinths.

Labyrinths, in their true, non-maze forms, have existed for thousands of years in numerous places around the world and there are similarities in the designs and uses of these ...


Moche Architectural Vessels: Small Structures, Big Implications, Juliet Wiersema Apr 2012

Moche Architectural Vessels: Small Structures, Big Implications, Juliet Wiersema

Andean Past

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Perspectives On Andean Prehistory And Protohistory: Papers From The Third Annual Northeast Conference On Andean Archaeology And Ethnohistory, Daniel H. Sandweiss, D. Peter Kvietok, Patricia Netherly, Michael A. Malpass, Dwight T. Wallace, Richard E. Daggett, John R. Topic, Tom D. Dillehay, Lawrence Kaplan, Elizabeth Bonnier, Coreen E. Chiswell, Stuart V. Arnold, Monica Barnes Jan 1986

Perspectives On Andean Prehistory And Protohistory: Papers From The Third Annual Northeast Conference On Andean Archaeology And Ethnohistory, Daniel H. Sandweiss, D. Peter Kvietok, Patricia Netherly, Michael A. Malpass, Dwight T. Wallace, Richard E. Daggett, John R. Topic, Tom D. Dillehay, Lawrence Kaplan, Elizabeth Bonnier, Coreen E. Chiswell, Stuart V. Arnold, Monica Barnes

Andean Past Special Publications

This volume represents eight of the eighteen papers presented at the Third Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory held at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst on October 27 and 28, 1984. It also includes a paper presented at the Second NCAAE held at the American Museum of Natural History on November 19-20, 1983. The papers include: "Wandering Shellfish: New Insights from Southeastern Coastal Ecuador" by Patricia Netherly, "Late Prehistoric Terracing at Chijra in the Collca Valley, Peru: Preliminary Report I" by Michael A. Malpass, "The Topara Tradition: An Overview" by Dwight T. Wallace, "The Peruvian North Central Coast During ...


Investigations Of The Andean Past: Papers From The First Annual Northeast Conference On Andean Archaeology And Ethnohistory, Daniel H. Sandweiss, Michael A. Malpass, Thomas C. Patterson, Joan M. Gero, Rebecca R. Stone, Richard E. Daggett, Allison C. Paulsen, Christine C. Brewster-Wray, Lynda E. Spickard, William H. Isbell, Cheryl Daggett, T. Mcgreevy, R. Shaughnessy, Joel Rabinowtiz, Paul Dillon Apr 1983

Investigations Of The Andean Past: Papers From The First Annual Northeast Conference On Andean Archaeology And Ethnohistory, Daniel H. Sandweiss, Michael A. Malpass, Thomas C. Patterson, Joan M. Gero, Rebecca R. Stone, Richard E. Daggett, Allison C. Paulsen, Christine C. Brewster-Wray, Lynda E. Spickard, William H. Isbell, Cheryl Daggett, T. Mcgreevy, R. Shaughnessy, Joel Rabinowtiz, Paul Dillon

Andean Past Special Publications

The papers included in this volume represent fourteen of the twenty-three original papers presented at the First Annual Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory held at Cornell University on November 13th and 14th, 1982. The papers are: "The Preceramic Occupations of the Casma Valley, Peru" by Michael A. Malpass, "The Historical Development of a Coastal Andean Social Formation in Central Peru, 6000 to 500 B.C." by Thomas C. Patterson, "Stone Tools in Ceramic Contexts: Exploring the Unstructured" by Joan M. Gero, "Possible Uses, Roles, and Meanings of Chavin-style Painted Textiles of South Coast Peru" by Rebecca R. Stone ...