Funerary Practices (Other Keyword)

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Ancestor veneration in a domestic space in Panquilma. A preliminary approach based on the Ceramic Analysis. (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Bryan Núñez Aparcana.

One of the characteristics of the funerary practices in the central coast during the late periods is the presence of interments inside domestic spaces. It has been proposed that this type of funerary practice in the region is related to an increment in ancestor veneration practices due to the proximity of the Inka invasion. This study presents the analysis of ceramic materials associated to secondary burials recovered from a Central Household Compound in the domestic sector at the site of...

An approach to the tombs and rituals in Area 49 in San José de Moro. (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only María Claudia Herrera López.

San José de Moro (SJM) is one of the most important Moche cemeteries studied in the North Coast of Peru. It is recognized by the presence of several elite tombs and strong evidence of rituals that took place along these burials. SJM also has a proper style of potter manufacture which is easily differentiated from southern styles. It is important to mention that the Moche society was divided in those who inhabited the north and south areas of their territory. In this context, during the last...

Ceramic Funerary Masks from McKinstry Mound 2 (1992)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Elden Johnson. Tim Ready.

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From burial grounds to the interpretation of past epidemics: Diagnostic approach and new insight on funerary practices (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sacha Kacki. Dominique Castex.

mass graves. Such discoveries testify to an abnormally high death rate linked to a specific event, such as wars or epidemics. Two research lines are fundamental to ascertain the nature of such crises: biological analysis of the exhumed skeletons (age, sex, and paleopathology), and research of DNA of the ancient pathogens which may have caused the deaths. Besides, these burial sites provide an insight of the impact of such a high mortality on funeral customs. At present, enough data is available,...

Funerary Practices in Prehispanic Sinaloa: Assessing Aztatlán Mortuary Behavior (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Guadalupe Sanchez Miranda. John Philip Carpenter.

Funerary traditions reflect social behaviors that contain important information about the integration of several social groups. Funerary practices seem to persist over time because they comprise an integral aspect of group identity. In this paper we discuss the funerary practices known for the identified late prehispanic Sinaloan archaeological traditions. Specific locations to bury the dead appear to be the usual practice for the Aztatlán and Huatabampo traditions. Funerary mounds with extended...

Is it a Priestess? Preliminary analysis of the excavations of a Late Moche Chamber Tomb from San Jose de Moro, North Coast of Peru (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Julio Saldaña. Luis Jaime Castillo Butters.

San Jose de Moro, located in the North Coast of Peru, is a well-known ceremonial site where ritual practices were held over a span of 1000 years. This, in relation with the burial of high rank individuals whom are believed to have performed important roles within the Moche society, especially during the Late Moche Period, places this site as one of high importance for the understanding of the Moche society along its region. This paper will present the results of excavations held in 2013, when we...

DOCUMENT Citation Only Ana Carito Tavera Medina.

This work seeks to characterize the presence of the Gallinazo component in the lower Jequetepeque valley during the Middle Moche period through an analysis of funerary contexts from the sites of San José de Moro, Mazanca, Dos Cabezas and Pacatnamú. Using bibliographic sources and excavation data, this project searches for indicators within burial traditions of interaction between two different cultural groups that coexisted spatially on the north coast of Peru. Through an analysis of a number of...

Through the Priest’s Ear: Examining the History and Archaeology of San Ignacio’s Jesuit Church (1610-2017) –Bogotá, Colombia (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Julie K. Wesp. Felipe Gaitan. Jimena Lobo Guerrero. Chelsi Slotten.

 This paper offers an overview of the exceptional collection of archaeological and bioarchaeological data recently recovered in salvage excavations carried out during the restoration of the San Ignacio Jesuit church in Bogotá, Colombia –one  of the most important monuments erected in the Spanish colonial province of New Granada. The archaeological record documented in San Ignacio encapsulates over four centuries of domestic, funerary, spiritual, and bodily practices that speak to complex...