Pueblo Population and Society: The Arroyo Hondo Skeletal and Mortuary Remains

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Excavation at Arroyo Hondo yielded 120 human skeletons, many accompanied by grave goods. This book describes and interprets the skeletal and mortuary remains. Palkovich examines skeletal pathologies in relation to age distribution, offering insights into the demographic impact of malnutrition. She also uses mortuary practices to test an ethnographic model of age and status grading.