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Cultura Chinchorro [electronic resource] : las momias artificiales más antiguas del mundo / Bernardo Arriaza T. ; traducción de Marlene Oñate.

Author/Creator:
Arriaza, Bernardo T., author.
Publication:
Santiago de Chile : Editorial Universitaria, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Edition:
Edición electrónica.
Series:
Colección Imagen de Chile.
Imagen de Chile
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Standardized Title:
Beyond death. Spanish (Oñate)
Other Title:
Digitalia Hispánica.
Digitalia eBook Collection: Editorial Universitaria (Universidad de Chile)
Subjects:
Indians of South America -- Funeral customs and rites -- Chile -- Arica (Department).
Indians of South America -- Anthropometry -- Chile -- Arica (Department).
Indians of South America -- Material culture -- Chile -- Arica (Department).
Mummies -- Chile -- Arica (Department).
Embalming -- Chile -- Arica (Department).
Arica (Chile : Department) -- Antiquities.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
"Comprehensive study of 282 examples permits classification, description, and interpretation of mummification techniques and of details of health, diet, technology, settlement, and society between 5000 and 1700 BC. Argues that mummification was invented in Arica-Camerones region to insure continuity of life in the context of environmental uncertainty"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57. http://www.loc.gov/hlas
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (Digitalia, viewed January 14, 2018)
Contributor:
Oñate, Marlene, translator.
Digitalia (Firm), distributor.
Other format:
Print version: Arriaza, Bernardo T. Beyond death. Spanish (Oñate) Cultura Chinchorro.
ISBN:
9789561124844
956112484X
OCLC:
1019976308
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.