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By James Cunkle

one thousand years in the past within the southwest usa, the Mimbres potters painted bowls with pictures from their lives and from their tales. They painted mythic heroes looking knowledge, seducing younger maidens and killing evil monsters. some of the tales they illustrated are misplaced to time, death with the storytellers. yet, a number of the tales continue to exist, folded into the mythology of the Pueblo humans. "Mimbres Mythology" contains greater than three hundred interpretations and illustrations of prehistoric Mimbres paintings, plus a distinct bonus part that includes "Cachi's Story," an enchanted story of a tender pueblo girl's ceremony of passage into Mimbres lore and mythology.

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