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Violence and Skeletal Trauma among Wari Communities

Tiffiny A. Tung

in Violence, Ritual, and the Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology of Imperialism in the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037677
eISBN:
9780813042183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037677.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents data on violence-related trauma to examine whether militarism and violence were central components of Wari imperial expansion and rule, and whether imperial authority ... More


Evidence of trauma in Neolithic Greece

Anastasia Papathanasiou

in Sticks, Stones, and Broken Bones: Neolithic Violence in a European Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573066
eISBN:
9780191804434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573066.003.0014
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews all recorded evidence of trauma during the Mesolithic and Neolithic Periods in Greece due to either accidental causes or violence. It begins even earlier, with a small but ... More


Investigating cranial trauma in the German Wartberg Culture

Linda Fibiger

in Sticks, Stones, and Broken Bones: Neolithic Violence in a European Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573066
eISBN:
9780191804434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573066.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents the results of a study of the cranial remains of 186 individuals belonging to the Late Neolithic Wartberg Culture of central Germany. The remains came from three collective ... More


Skeletal evidence of interpersonal violence from Portuguese Late Neolithic collective burials: an overview

Ana Maria Silva, Rui Boaventura, Maria Teresa Ferreira, and Rui Marques

in Sticks, Stones, and Broken Bones: Neolithic Violence in a European Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573066
eISBN:
9780191804434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573066.003.0017
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews bone injuries detected from Late Neolithic Portuguese skeletal collections, with a focus on those that may represent cases of interpersonal violence. It discusses evidence for ... More


Where are the Warriors?: Cranial Trauma Patterns and Conflict among the Ancient Maya

Vera Tiesler and Andrea Cucina

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/9780813041506.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Patterns of cranial trauma in a skeletal series recovered from 63 well-documented Classic and Post classic period Maya sites were analyzed by examining the extent and role of violence and captive ... More


The placement of the feathers: violence among Sub-boreal foragers from Gotland, central Baltic Sea

Torbjörn Ahlström and Petra Molnar

in Sticks, Stones, and Broken Bones: Neolithic Violence in a European Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573066
eISBN:
9780191804434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573066.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents the results of a study on the occurrence of cranial trauma in a sub-Neolithic maritime hunter-gatherer population on the island of Gotland, in the central Baltic Sea. The ... More


Evidence of traumatic skeletal injuries in the collective burial caves of the Nabão Valley, central Portugal

Luiz Oosterbeek and Tiago Tomé

in Sticks, Stones, and Broken Bones: Neolithic Violence in a European Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573066
eISBN:
9780191804434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573066.003.0016
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents the findings from three collective burial caves in central Portugal, with material spanning most of the Neolithic period, from ca. 5000 to 3000 cal BC. Sixty individuals are ... 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


Injured—but special? On associations between skull defects and burial treatment in the Corded Ware Culture of central Germany

Jörg Wicke, Andreas Neubert, Ronny Bindl, and Horst Bruchhaus

in Sticks, Stones, and Broken Bones: Neolithic Violence in a European Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573066
eISBN:
9780191804434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573066.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents the results of a study of cranial trauma in the Corded Ware Culture (2700–2000 cal BC) of central Germany. The study shows that individuals exhibiting cranial injuries were ... More


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