Cannibalism versus funerary defleshing and disarticulation after a period of decay: comparisons of bone modifications from four prehistoric sites.

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OBJECTIVES Humanly induced modifications on human and non-human bones from four archaeological sites of known funerary rituals (one interpreted as cannibalism and three interpreted as funerary defleshing and disarticulation after a period of decay) were analyzed to ascertain whether macromorphological and micromorphological characteristics of cut marks can… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.23079

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@article{Bello2016CannibalismVF, title={Cannibalism versus funerary defleshing and disarticulation after a period of decay: comparisons of bone modifications from four prehistoric sites.}, author={Silvia M Bello and Rosalind Wallduck and Vesna Dimitrijevi{\'c} and Ivana Živaljevi{\'c} and Chris B Stringer}, journal={American journal of physical anthropology}, year={2016}, volume={161 4}, pages={722-743} }