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The Taphonomic Factors On Human Remains Inside Chullpas: Marcajirca, Peru, Samantha Lauren Lininger Dec 2015

The Taphonomic Factors On Human Remains Inside Chullpas: Marcajirca, Peru, Samantha Lauren Lininger

Master's Theses

This study explored the taphonomic factors that contributed to the preservation of human skeletal remains inside ancient above-ground tomb in Marcajirca, Peru. This study incorporated one hundred and eighteen bones from three chullpas. Five taphonomic factors were examined: bone type, plant activity, root presence, weathering, and cultural factors. Surface layers inside each chullpa were analyzed using Geographic Information System (GIS) software. Chi-square tests were employed to investigate preservation and taphonomic factors. The results from the statistical tests indicated that there was a significant difference in the taphonomic factors on different bone types. Chullpa 6 was significant because it was unique ...


Ancient Human Skeletal Remains From Sifnos: An Overview, Anastasia Tsaliki Dec 2004

Ancient Human Skeletal Remains From Sifnos: An Overview, Anastasia Tsaliki

Dr Anastasia Tsaliki, PhD

No abstract provided.


Ζωϊκά Και Ανθρώπινα Οστά Στα Αρχαιολογικά Σύνολα. Προβληματική Και Διαχωρισμός, Anastasia Tsaliki Dec 2003

Ζωϊκά Και Ανθρώπινα Οστά Στα Αρχαιολογικά Σύνολα. Προβληματική Και Διαχωρισμός, Anastasia Tsaliki

Dr Anastasia Tsaliki, PhD

No abstract provided.