Hunter-Gatherer Mortuary Practices During the Central Texas Archaic

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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 ...

Hunter-Gatherer Mortuary Practices During the Central Texas Archaic 2010, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9780292723900

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