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Unformatted text preview: o Also important for burials Could have: Put bodies outside like Catal Hoyuk, tossed them into tomb Open tomb back up when another family member dies and older skeleton gets shoved to back Some skeletons in right place probably only had tomb opened once Stuck cowrie shells in eyes o Why keeping plastered skulls? Well probably never concretely know Romans big on ancestor worship (sidenote) Could be for: Religion (ancestor worship) Art Mental preparation for death Trophy (pow thing) Have done any facial reconstruction? Not yet Memory of person who died Still doing things like this (for art) o All during Neolithic period Wild to agriculture domestic...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course ANTH 118 taught by Professor Blomster during the Fall '10 term at GWU.
- Fall '10