The Bioarchaeology of Artificial Cranial Modifications New Approaches to Head Shaping and its Meanings in Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and Beyond /

The artificial shaping of the skull vault of infants expresses fundamental aspects of crafted beauty, of identity, status and gender in a way no other body practice does. Combining different sources of information, this volume contributes new interpretations on Mesoamerican head shaping traditions....

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Main Author: Tiesler, Vera. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: SpringerLink eBooks
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2014.
Series:Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology, 7
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Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8760-9

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