Archaeology and Anthropology

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Images in Action: The Southern Andean Iconographic Series

Edited by William H. Isbell
Edited by Mauricio I. Uribe
Edited by Anne Tiballi
Edited by Edward P. Zegarra

Images in Action presents interpretations of a large corpus of art and iconography from the Southern and South-Central Andes, bringing together some of the most esteemed scholars in the field. More than thirty authors, all with extensive experience in the Southern Andes, examine artifacts, artworks, textiles, archaeology, and architecture to develop creative new insights on the cultural interactions between people in prehistoric western South America. The volume’s nearly seven hundred images are fully referenced in the text and are archived in a comprehensive, searchable online database.


William H. Isbell is a Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the State University of New York at Binghamton, where he has taught since 1971.

Mauricio I. Uribe is an associate professor at the Universidad de Chile, where he has worked since 1998.

Anne Tiballi is the director of Academic Engagement at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Edward P. Zegarra is a PhD candidate in anthropology at the State University of New York at Binghamton.

Published By The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press

8.5 x 11 in. 680 pages 200 figs., 25 maps, 15 tables