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The human skeletal remains of Altar de Sacrificios; an osteobiographic analysis, by Frank P. Saul. With an appendix by Donald M. Austin.


Cambridge, Mass., Peabody Museum, 1972.
ISBN 0873651812, 9780873651813

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Subjects Altar de Sacrificios (Guatemala)
Altar de Sacrificios site, Guatemala.
Indians of Central America -- Anthropometry.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Guatemala -- Anthropométrie.
Mayas -- Anthropométrie.
Series Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University ; v. 63, no. 2.
Description ix, 123 pages illustrations, tables 27 cm.
Copyright Date 1972.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 82-87).
Contents Introduction. Skeletal studies and Maya research ; The sample in context ; Goals and approaches -- Origin(s) and evolution of Altarians. Origin(s) of the Altarians ; The possibility of population mixture ; Altar, the Maya area, and Comas's criticism of Vogt's genetic model -- Population composition : sex and age. Methods ; Age distribution ; Sex distribution -- Health status of the Altarians as recorded in their skeletons. Methods ; Skeletal lesions found at altar and their desease implications -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Morphology and dimensions of the Altar de Sacrificios teeth / by Donald M. Austin.
Geographic Area Guatemala
Network Numbers (OCoLC)570619
(OCoLC)ocm00570619
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WorldCat Identities Saul, Frank P.
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