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Hunter-Gatherer Mortuary Practices During the Central Texas Archaic

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ISBN-10: 0292723903

ISBN-13: 9780292723900

Edition: 1995

Authors: Leland C. Bement

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Beginning over 10,000 years ago and continuing until the arrival of the Spanish in the 1500s, hunter and gatherer societies occupied the Edwards Plateau of central Texas. Archaeological studies over the past eighty years have reconstructed their subsistence, technology, and settlement patterns, but until now little information has been available on their burial practices, due to the scarcity of known burial sites. This detailed archaeological report describes the human skeletal remains, burial furnishings, and fauna recovered from Bering Sinkhole in Kerr County, the first carefully excavated hunter-gatherer burial site in central Texas. The remains in Bering Sinkhole were deposited from…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long
Weight: 0.990
Language: English