The Distribution and Cultural Context of Artificial Cranial Modification in the Central and Southern Philippines

  title={The Distribution and Cultural Context of Artificial Cranial Modification in the Central and Southern Philippines},
  author={Jamie L. Clark},
  journal={Asian Perspectives},
  pages={28 - 42}
Given its regional scope and good provenience information, the Guthe Collection offers a rare opportunity to examine both the spatial distribution and the cultural context of artificial cranial modification (ACM) in the archaeological record of the central and southern Philippines. A combination of visual classification and discriminant function analysis was used to classify the cranial sample into modified and unmodified groups. Following this, the relative frequency of each class of crania by… 

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