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Deviant Treatment of the Body as a Mortuary Ritual: A Case from the Middle Jomon Period in Eastern Japan

Takeshi Ishikawa

in The Odd, the Unusual, and the Strange: Bioarchaeological Explorations of Atypical Burials

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401032
eISBN:
9781683401216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401032.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the social meaning of deviant mortuary practices from an osteoarchaeological perspective using skeletal remains from the Middle Jomon Period (ca. 3500–2500 cal BC) found at the ... More


Life, Death, and Burial of Children on the North Coast of Peru: An Integrative and Interpretive Bioarchaeological Perspective (850 BC–AD 1750)

Haagen D. Klaus

in Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056807
eISBN:
9780813053653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056807.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter examines bioarchaeological data funerary patterns, and other contextual data derived from a sample of nearly 900 subadults who lived and died in the Lambayeque region of Peru's north ... More


Does Health Define Deviancy?: Non-Normative Burials in Post-Medieval Poland

Tracy K. Betsinger and Amy B. Scott

in The Odd, the Unusual, and the Strange: Bioarchaeological Explorations of Atypical Burials

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401032
eISBN:
9781683401216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401032.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The post-medieval cemetery site Drawsko 1 located in western Poland has yielded several unusual burials with anti-vampire mortuary treatments. There are many possible reasons why these individuals ... More


Langada Revisited: Construction Practices, Space, and Sociocultural Identity in the Koan Burial Arena during the Mycenaean Palatial and Postpalatial Periods

Calla McNamee and Salvatore Vitale

in Death in Late Bronze Age Greece: Variations on a Theme

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190926069
eISBN:
9780190926090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926069.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This chapter investigates burial practices and cultural identity at the cemetery of Langada on Kos and discusses the evidence for diachronic changes in the context of Koan Late Bronze Age society. ... More


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