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4 edition of The Feathered Shield found in the catalog.

The Feathered Shield

by Huey E. Nichols

  • 147 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by 1st Books Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10898322M
    ISBN 100759640556
    ISBN 109780759640559
    OCLC/WorldCa61659615

    Ancient feathered shield (Image credit: Photo courtesy of Lisa Trever, University of California, Berkeley) This shield, the front of which is shown here, dates back . 1,Year-Old Feathered Shield Found in Peru Temple Archaeologists have found an ancient feathered sh ield in a sealed portion of a temple at the site of Pañamarca in Peru, which was made by the Moche people.

    Fringe around circumference of circular shield; Mysterious blue figure stands out in red background, thought to be a coyote, which was a patron of elite Aztec warriors; The “coyote” is also thought to be the Aztec water monster known as Ahuitzotl; If so, the shield could have belonged to a ruler and warrior of the same name.   Don't scoff. Dogs, after all, have long been used as airport sentries and in police K-9 patrols. Now if we could only find a way to roust our cat from the sofa.

    A perpetual favorite in the Feathered Friends line, the Volant marks the transition from sewn-through construction to a fully baffled garment. These baffles, combined with high lofting + fill power down, Pertex® Shield® XT waterproof/ breathable fabric, and reinforced sleeves and shoulders creates an incredibly warm. Book packager Mega-Books and Simon & Schuster released the first two Casefiles under the Archway imprint in April and continued to release a new title monthly until November In January the last Casefile, # Dead in the Water, was released.


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Made by the Moche people, the rare artifact was found face down on a sloped surface that had been turned into a bench or altar at the site of Pañamarca. Located near two ancient murals, one of which depicts a. Hidden in a sealed part of an ancient Peruvian temple, archaeologists have discovered a feathered shield dating back around 1, years.

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