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Wheeled Figurines in the Ancient World
|Title||Wheeled Figurines in the Ancient World|
|Year of Publication||1981|
|Authors||Sorenson, John L.|
|Keywords||Ancient America; Mesoamerica; Wheels|
John Sorenson offers a survey and interpretation of the evidence that the wheel was known in the New World before the arrival of European explorers in the early sixteenth century. He discusses Mesoamerican and Old World wheeled figurines, wheels and movement in Mesoamerican belief, and the similarities between figurines in the New World and the Old.
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