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The archaeology of ancestors : death, memory, and veneration

Author: Erica Hill; Jon B Hageman; Patricia Ann McAnany
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ancient peoples used their ancestors' perceived influence to deal with domestic disputes, advertise wealth, validate authority, and much more. Erica Hill and Jon Hageman's volume explores these dimensions of ancestor worship through the study of documentary evidence and material remains, including funerary structures, human remains, art and iconography, structured deposits, and architecture.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Hill; Jon B Hageman; Patricia Ann McAnany
ISBN: 9780813055756 081305575X 9780813051154 0813051150
OCLC Number: 1030360742
Description: Online Ressource
Responsibility: edited by Erica Hill and Jon B. Hageman; foreword by Patricia A. McAnany.

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Contributors to this volume demonstrate that ancestor veneration was about much more than claiming property rights - the spirits of the dead were central to domestic disputes, displays of wealth, and  Read more...

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