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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (4): 713–722.
Published: 01 October 2001
... of the Americas. American Antiquity 64 (4): 569 -77. Book Review Forum Skull Wars 6498 Ethnohistory 48:4 / sheet 159 of 228 Skull Wars: Kennewick Man, Archaeology, and the Battle for Native American...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 559–560.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., detail the practice’s regional variation, evolution of technique, and history of study. Peruvian knowledge-practices bridged its past and present. The Inca-era skull whose tic-tac-toe opening convinced anthropologists Ephraim George Squier and Paul Broca of Indigenous trepanation’s medical purpose...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 667–688.
Published: 01 October 2019
... , and Morley Sylvanus G. 1972 . Popol Vuh: The Sacred Book of the Ancient Quiché Maya . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press . Reina Ruben E. 1962 . “ The Ritual of the Skull in Petén, Guatemala .” Expedition 4 , no. 4 : 27 – 35 . Ricketson Oliver Jr. 1929 . “ Excavations...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 29–46.
Published: 01 January 2016
... individual identity through his face but also inquiring about the land from which Kaweq comes. His- torically speaking, this is an apt question in a time of war. Pérez and Martí de Cid (1964: 206–7) elaborate that the K’iche’s made copies of the skulls of warriors they had defeated; they adorned them...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 329–333.
Published: 01 April 2017
... absence, his personal servant Joachim Quäck died. This Botocudo tribesman had joined Prince Max on his return from Brazil. His decapitated body was buried in a Roman Catholic ceremony, whereas his skull was destined for the anatomical museum of Bonn University. (In 2011, the thirty-four-year-old...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 293–321.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of collecting the skull and jaw of the human skeleton, stating that “every e«ort should be made to get these out entire Under “What to Record,” members were instructed to note the geographic location, the general nature of the deposit, and the depth, position, and orientation of all human remains...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (4): 497–527.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of the objects and additional ethnographical information. The following artifacts are listed in the opening paragraph: a human skull worked into a drinking cup, a musical instrument made out of a human femur, a turquoise mosaic-encrusted idol, three chalcedony idols, two sacrificial knives, some obsidian...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 July 2001
... in epigraphic knowledge. In her essay, Meredith Paxton emphasizes rain- making ritual rather than politics as illustrated in the murals of Structure  at Tulum, Quintana Roo, and Virgina Miller concludes the volume with a study of state-sponsored executions evident in Mesoamerican skull racks or tzompantli...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (1): 71–93.
Published: 01 January 2006
... homi- nid fossils at Lothagam, the oldest species of australopithecine (A. ana- mesis), one of the oldest skulls belonging to the genus Homo (the famous 1470 skull), the most complete Homo erectus/ergaster skeleton known (the Nariokotome boy, discovered by K. Kimeu), some of the oldest stone arti...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (4): 561–562.
Published: 01 October 2021
... offering in the church replaces the Tzompantli, or skull rack. The Catholic Church symbolizes a sacred mountain with its inside a cave to the underworld. Jesus Christ, as Hun Hunahpu, the founding ancestral god from the Popol Wuj, is the regenerator of life from death. He must die for the world...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (2): 328–329.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the basis of the “Hamitic hypothesis” that imperial apologists used to explain away the civilization and achievements of non-Western peoples, the role of language and human skulls in shaping Western racial ideology, H. Rider Haggard and popular “lost race” fiction, and even Sigmund Freud’s deployment...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (3): 363–383.
Published: 01 July 2021
... doglike to those in the form of a human body (“Oviedo on the Arawaks of Española” [1514], in Parry 1984 : 9). Many cemíes include bones (usually skulls or teeth) from ancestors meant to increase the power of the idol. Cemíes also came in the form of pictographs and petroglyphs painted or carved on cave...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 January 2020
... , 255 – 58 . New York : New Directions . Wootson Cleve R. Jr. 2017 . “ Archaeologists Unearth a Five Hundred-Year-Old Tower of Skulls—and Another Gruesome Aztec Mystery .” Washington Post , 4 July . www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2017/07/04/archaeologists-unearth-a-500-year...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 January 2019
... to convey the gist of the message; they include a small human figure (perhaps a child), the head of a dog (Xolotl), a hand, a skull, the head of an old man identified as Chimalpopoca, a building, and the glyph for Tenochtitlan. 20 Assuming the Sumaria’ s interpretation is accurate, this scene is also...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 195–217.
Published: 01 April 2013
... that come in many shapes, from doglike to those in the form of a human body.16 Many cemis include bones (usually skulls or teeth) from powerful ancestors meant to increase the power of the idol. The Taínos did not view their cemis as actual objects but rather as a vital force closely linked to one...
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Ethnohistory (2002) 49 (3): 475–506.
Published: 01 July 2002
... and 3). The police officers who showed me two skulls in modern wooden cases did so because some of the officers suffered insomnia due to sleeping in the same building with what might be gentiles. They had hoped...
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Ethnohistory (2007) 54 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 April 2007
... University, Middle American Research Institute. Blom, Frans 1954 Ossuaries, Cremation, and Secondary Burials among the Maya of Chiapas, Mexico. Journal de la Société des Américanistes 43 : 123 -35. Bloom, Frans, S. S. Grosjean, and H. Cummins 1934 A Maya Skull from the Uloa Valley, Republic...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (1-2): 123–155.
Published: 01 April 2001
... their food, and drying the bones and skulls at the Tseng 2001.5.7 10:43 Transformations of Secondary Burial in Highland Madagascar 133 same fire as is then employed for the purposes of cookery. The family is half...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (1): 53–79.
Published: 01 January 2022
... was indeed the sun, why would he be frightened by the vision of hordes of dead warriors? The name Tzupam Jay can be translated as “house of Tzupam,” but Judith M. Maxwell and Robert M. Hill realized that it derived from the Nahuatl tzonpan and referred to a skull rack. Archaeological investigations...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (3): 589–633.
Published: 01 July 2005
... deadly weapons. A visitor to Fort Pitt in 1775 noted their use in this manner when he observed the unburied remains of sol- diers killed during Braddock’s Defeat twenty years earlier: ‘‘We could not find one whole skull, all of them broke to pieces in the upper part, some of them had holes broken...