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New perspectives on human sacrifice and ritual body treatment in ancient Maya society

Author: Vera Tiesler; Andrea Cucina; Society for American Archaeology. Meeting
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2007.
Series: Interdisciplinary contributions to archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This lavishly-illustrated book brings together archaeologists as well as anthropologists, forensic anthropologists, art historians and bioarchaeologists for a wider exploration into Mayan sacrifice  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New perspectives on human sacrifice and ritual body treatment in ancient Maya society.
New York : Springer, ©2007
(OCoLC)656719637
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vera Tiesler; Andrea Cucina; Society for American Archaeology. Meeting
ISBN: 9780387488707 0387488707 9780387095240 0387095241
OCLC Number: 81452956
Notes: Outgrowth of a symposium held at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in 2005.
Description: x, 319 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm.
Contents: New perspectives on human sacrifice and postsacrifical body treatments in ancient Maya society / Andrea Cucina and Vera Tiesler --
Funerary or nonfunerary? : new references in identifying ancient Maya sacrificial and postsacrificial behaviors from human assemblages / Vera Tiesler --
The creation and sacrifice of witches in Classic Maya society / Lisa J. Lucero and Sherry A. Gibbs --
Empowered and disempowered during the Late to Terminal Classic transition / Eleanor Harrison-Buck, Patricia A. McAnany, and Rebecca Storey --
Posthumous body treatments and ritual meaning in the Classic period northern Petén / Cecilia Medina Martín and Mirna Sánchez Vargas --
Human sacrifice in Late Postclassic Maya iconography and texts / Gabrielle Vail and Christine Hernández --
Skeletons, skulls, and bones in the art of Chichén Itzá / Virginia E. Miller --
Sacrifice and ritual body mutilation in Postclassical Maya society / Guillermo de Anda Alanís --
Sacred spaces and human funerary and nonfunerary placements in Champotón, Campeche, during the Postclassic period / Araceli Hurtado Cen [and others] --
Human sacrificial rites among the Maya of Mayapán / Stanley Serafin and Carlos Peraza Lope --
Nutrition, lifestyle, and social status of skeletal remains from nonfunerary and "problematical" contexts / Andrea Cucina and Vera Tiesler --
Victims of sacrifice / T. Douglas Price [and others]. --
The bioarchaeology of Maya sacrifice / Jane E. Buikstra.
Series Title: Interdisciplinary contributions to archaeology.
Responsibility: edited by Vera Tiesler and Andrea Cucina.
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