publication . Article . 2014

Levels And Patterns Of Violence During The Transition Into The Middle Horizon On The Central Coast Of Peru

Vega, María del Carmen;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 11 Oct 2014
  • Publisher: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Abstract
This article examines the patterns and prevalence of trauma in 256 Late Lima individuals. is assemblage of human remains comes from the sites of Huaca 20 and Copacabana and was compared to 45 Middle Lima individuals from thesite of Cerro Culebra, as well as 30 individuals from the Middle Horizon 2 and 4 (Miramar). Other investigators have proposed that social and political changes during the transition into the Middle Horizon on the Central Coast of Perumight have caused an increase in episodes of violence in the local population. e results of this investigation, however, show that this transition witnessed a reduction in of non-lethal episodes of violence, espe...
Subjects
free text keywords: violencia, Costa Central peruana, Horizonte Medio, bioarqueología, traumatismos
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