"Conspicuous Consumption" in Ancient Costa Rica and Panama
Author(s): Scott Palumbo
This paper reviews the evidence for mortuary ranking in pre-Columbian Costa Rica and Panama, specifically as it relates to participation in broader trade and exchange networks. An interpretative approach originally developed by Halstead and O'Shea is evaluated against the Binford-Saxe model.
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"Conspicuous Consumption" in Ancient Costa Rica and Panama. Scott Palumbo. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 396150)
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