Chapter

A Master Artisan?

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780813038070
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813043135 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0011
A Master Artisan?

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This chapter presents the osteobiography of an older man from Teotihuacán (Tlamimilolpa period, A.D. 250–300). The location of this grave and the elaborate accompanying grave goods (including a shell headdress and shell bead collar) indicate an extensive ritual attended the death of this individual, who may have been the founder of this residential compound.

Keywords: Osteobiography; Lapidary craftsmen; Teotihuacán; Mortuary ritual

Chapter.  4418 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology

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