Cahuachi: New Evidence for an Early Nasca Ceremonial Role

@article{Valdez1994CahuachiNE,
  title={Cahuachi: New Evidence for an Early Nasca Ceremonial Role},
  author={Lidio M. Valdez},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  year={1994},
  volume={35},
  pages={675 - 679}
}
  • L. Valdez
  • Published 1 December 1994
  • Geology
  • Current Anthropology
process described above, pointing to the grooves delineating the head and arms as hominid modifications. However, in light of the geological evidence for the creation of various grooves during scoria production, it should be seriously considered that the grooves distinguishing the head and arms are the result of natural processes as well. The provenance of the object and the other artifacts excavated at Berekhat Ram is described by Goren-Inbar (i986) as under, among, and on top of basalt and… 
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