Reconstructing the Life and Death of a Maya Ruler
Excavations of Maya burial vaults at Palenque, Mexico, half a century ago revealed what was then the most extraordinary tomb finding of the pre-Columbian world; its discovery has been crucial to an understanding of the dynastic history and ideology of the ancient Maya. Over the years, new analytical tools introduced uncertainties ...
Bioarchaeology of Maya Life, Death, and Identity at Classic Period Yaxuná
Body Beliefs and Ritual in Ancient Mesoamerica and the Andes
The meanings of ritualized head treatments among ancient Mesoamerican and Andean peoples is the subject of this book, the first overarching coverage of an important subject.
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