Art, Death and Social Order: The Mortuary Arts of Pre-conquest Central Panama

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B.A.R., 1989 - Social Science - 263 pages
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This study of the mortuary arts of pre-conquest Central Panama is based on material from sites in the Tonosi valley and at Sitio Conte in the Cocle Province. Individuals are ranked in social order according to the objects in their graves, and contrasted, in analysis with the ranking structure of the US army. Gazetteer of grave finds, tabular presentation of data.

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THE MORTUARY SITES OF THE TONOSI VALLEY
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THE MORTUARY SITE OF SITIO CONTÉ COCLE PROVINCE
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