H 245 x W 175 mm
56 figures (37 plates in colour)
Published Apr 2019
Excavations at the Castillo de Huarmey archaeological site brought to light the first intact burial of female high-elite members of the Wari culture. This book presents the results of bioarchaeological analyses performed to date, and focuses on reconstructing the funeral rite and social status of the deceased.
List of figures; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 - The Site and the Excavations; Chapter 2 - A brief introduction to Wari; Chapter 3 - Archaeological Context; Chapter 4 - State of Preservation and Taphonomic Issues; Chapter 5 - Results of Bioarchaeological Analyses and Their Interpretation; Chapter 6 - Funerary Rite Reconstruction (from the bioarchaeological point of view); Chapter 7 - Who were the women of Castillo?; Epilogue; Technical Notes; Bibliography