Tag Archives: Archeology

Tony Platt : Justice for the Living Dead

A graduate student at an anthropology museum at Berkeley uses a craniometer to measure an ancient Indian skull. This collection alone contained more than 10,000 Indian skeletons. Photo from Life magazine, October 25, 1948. Image from The Buffalo Post.Death’s double … Continue reading

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John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

Tlatecuhtli, Aztec goddess of the earth, a fierce frog-like creature. The monumental 12-ton slab was discovered during an excavation beneath a popular Mexico City cantina. Photo from Noticias Azatlan Virtual.An uprising of bones:Macabre marks past and present in Mexico By … Continue reading

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