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A Pre-Columbian Dental Modification Complex at the Site of Canímar Abajo, Matanzas, Cuba

Kaitlynn Alarie and Mirjana Roksandic

in Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In Caribbean archaeological context, dental modifications originate from post-contact African populations as a practice brought into the region through the colonial slave trade. Six individuals ... More


The “African Queen”: A Portuguese Mystery

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/9780813038070.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a woman whose remains (represented only by a cranium, mandible, two cervical vertebrae, and two hand phalanges) were buried in association with a medieval ... More


The Cemetery: Death and Human Diversity

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/9780813061566.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 6 discusses the new studies of human remains located in the site cemetery. The osteological investigation established the presence of 133 individuals. There is a low incidence of pathologies, ... More


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