Mortuary practices: their study and their potential

Approaches to the Social Dimensions of Mortuary Practices Society for American Archaeology Washington, DC Published In Pages: 6-29
By Binford, Lewis R.


"Distinctions in mortuary ritual . . . [vary with] expected criteria employed for status differentiation among societies arranged on a scale from simple to complex" (18, 19)


Hunter-gatherers make fewer distinctions at burials (primarily gender); settled agriculturalists have the most


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