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Tiesler, Vera

The Bioarchaeology of Artificial Cranial Modifications

Tiesler, Vera - The Bioarchaeology of Artificial Cranial Modifications, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Vera Tiesler

Part I. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Artificial Cranial Modification

2. Cultural Frameworks for Studying Artificial Cranial Modifications: Physical Embodiment, Identity, Age, and Gender
Vera Tiesler

3. Cranial Expansion and Artificial Vault Modifications
Vera Tiesler

4. Reconstructing Ancient Head-Shaping Traditions from the Skeletal Record
Vera Tiesler

5. Source Compilation on Head-Shaping Practices in Hispanic America, by Pilar Zabala
Vera Tiesler

Part II. Regional Practices and Their Cultural Meanings in Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and Beyond

6. Meanings of Head-Shaping Practices in Mesoamerica
Vera Tiesler

7. Emulating Olmec Gods Through Head Form. Origins and the Preclassic Period
Vera Tiesler

8. Head Shapes in Classic Period Mesoamerica
Vera Tiesler

9. Growing Up Maya. Gender, Identity and Dynasty
Vera Tiesler

10. Head Shaping During the Second Millennium. Postclassic and Postcontact Mesoamerica
Vera Tiesler

11. Conclusions: New Perspectives For Studying Head-shaping Practices in Mesoamerica
Vera Tiesler

Keywords: Social Sciences, Archaeology, Anthropology, Cultural Heritage

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology
Page amount
27 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461487609

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