Making place: humans as dedications in Tiwanaku

  title={Making place: humans as dedications in Tiwanaku},
  author={D. Blom and J. Janusek},
  journal={World Archaeology},
  pages={123 - 141}
The character of dedication assemblages is frequently linked to the specific place and social context in which they are deposited. At the site of Tiwanaku, political and ceremonial center of a prehispanic state that influenced much of the South American Andes for several centuries (ad 500–1150), human dedications shaped the significance of built ritual environments. We compare the treatment and deposition of human remains in two ritual contexts at Tiwanaku: Akapana and Akapana East. In Akapana… Expand
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