New Perspectives on Human Sacrifice and Ritual Body Treatments in Ancient Maya Society

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ISBN: 978-0-387-09524-0 (Print) 978-0-387-48871-4 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-13

    New Perspectives on Human Sacrifice and Postsacrificial Body Treatments in Ancient Maya Society: An Introduction

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    Pages 14-44

    Funerary or Nonfunerary? New References in Identifying Ancient Maya Sacrificial and Postsacrificial Behaviors from Human Assemblages

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    Pages 45-73

    The Creation and Sacrifice of Witches in Classic Maya Society

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    Pages 74-101

    Empowered and Disempowered During the Late to Terminal Classic Transition: Maya Burial and Termination Rituals in the Sibun Valley, Belize

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    Pages 102-119

    Posthumous Body Treatments and Ritual Meaning in the Classic Period Northern Petén: A Taphonomic Approach

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    Pages 120-164

    Human Sacrifice in Late Postclassic Maya Iconography and Texts

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    Pages 165-189

    Skeletons, Skulls, and Bones in the Art of Chichén Itzá

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    Pages 190-208

    Sacrifice and Ritual Body Mutilation in Postclassical Maya Society: Taphonomy of the Human Remains from Chichén Itzá's Cenote Sagrado

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    Pages 209-231

    Sacred Spaces and Human Funerary and Nonfunerary Placements in Champotón, Campeche, During the Postclassic Period

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    Pages 232-250

    Human Sacrificial Rites Among the Maya of Mayapán: A Bioarchaeological Perspective

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    Pages 251-262

    Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Social Status of Skeletal Remains from Nonfunerary and “Problematical” Contexts

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    Pages 263-292

    Victims of Sacrifice: Isotopic Evidence for Place of Origin

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    Pages 293-307

    The Bioarchaeology of Maya Sacrifice

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 309-319