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Identifying Archaeological Human Migration Using Biogeochemistry: Case Studies from the South-Central Andes

Kelly J. Knudson

in Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Using biogeochemistry, archaeologists and bioarchaeologists can identify residential mobility and migration in migratory individuals themselves, rather than using proxies such as artifact ... More


Wari Community Organization: Demography, Migration, and Mortuary Treatment

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/9780813037677.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the age-at-death and sex distributions at all three sites, and the strontium isotope and ancient mtDNA data from Conchopata. Those demographic data are used to reconstruct the ... More


Social Marginalization Among the Chiribaya: The Curandero of Yaral, Southern Peru

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/9780813038070.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a prehistoric curandero, or healer. Strangely attired, his legs bound, and possibly murdered, he was buried with a number of non-local items, suggesting he ... More


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