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Mortuary Practices in a Colonial Environment

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

in Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061566
eISBN:
9780813051499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061566.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 7 treats the study of the objects located in the cemetery and their relation with mortuary practices. It establishes the European origin of many of the pieces or their connection with the ... More


Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061566
eISBN:
9780813051499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061566.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba, examines the interactions between indigenous peoples and European invaders in the Caribbean and the way in which domination ... More


The Politicization of the Dead: Violence as Performance, Politics as Usual

Ventura R. Pérez

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Research on violence needs to move beyond viewing violence simply as an abhorrent act and develop a means of understanding why violence is a constant in human societies. The intent of this chapter by ... More


A Bioarchaeological Perspective on the Burials and Basilicas of Medieval Polis, Cyprus

Brenda J. Baker and Amy Papalexandrou

in Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042299
eISBN:
9780813043449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042299.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

A wealth of material attesting to life and death in ancient Marion (Roman Arsinoë) has been uncovered during two decades of excavation by Princeton University's Expedition to Polis Chrysochous, on ... More


The Axed Man of Mosfell: Skeletal Evidence of a Viking Age Homicide, the Icelandic Sagas, and Feud

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of an Icelandic Viking who died of massive cranial wounds sometime between A.D. 855 and 1015. The osteobiography details the health history and cause of death ... More


The Burial Customs of Early Christian Cyprus: A Bioarchaeological Approach

Sherry C. Fox, Ioanna Moutafi, Eleni Anna Prevedorou, and Despo Pilides

in Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042299
eISBN:
9780813043449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042299.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Burial customs of the Early Christian period in Cyprus are thought to be relatively homogeneous, by consistently having an east-west orientation, no burials in the apse, and no infant burials within ... More


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