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dc.contributor.advisorReilly, F. Kenten_US
dc.contributor.authorChristmas, Patricia S.
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-09T19:34:58Zen_US
dc.date.available2011-12-09T19:34:58Zen_US
dc.date.created2011-12
dc.date.issued2011-12-09en_US
dc.date.submittedDecember 2011
dc.identifier.urihttps://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/2417
dc.description.abstractAlthough long assumed to be representations of mothers and their children, woman and child figurines from the Formative Period Central Mexican site of Tlatilco are more likely to be representations of mature women and children. These figurines served as mnemonic devices for the recall of complex information about agricultural rituals possibly involving infant sacrifice.en_US
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dc.format.extent118 pages
dc.format.medium1 file (.pdf)
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectMesoamericaen_US
dc.subjectTlatilcoen_US
dc.subjectFormative Perioden_US
dc.subjectPre-Classic Perioden_US
dc.subjectCeramic Figurinesen_US
dc.subjectFigurinesen_US
dc.subjectMnemonic Devicesen_US
dc.subjectAgricultureen_US
dc.subjectRitualen_US
dc.subjectHuman Sacrificeen_US
dc.subjectSacrificeen_US
dc.subjectInfant Sacrificeen_US
dc.subject.lcshFigurines, Ancient
dc.subject.lcshMayas--Rites and ceremonies
dc.subject.lcshMnemonics--History
dc.subject.lcshArt and anthropology
dc.subject.lcshTlatilco Site (Naucalpan de Juárez, Mexico)--Antiquities
dc.titleBearing Memory: Woman and Child Figurines from Tlatilcoen_US
txstate.documenttypeThesis
dc.contributor.committeeMemberWilliams, Roberten_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberGarber, James F.en_US
thesis.degree.departmentAnthropologyen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineAnthropologyen_US
thesis.degree.grantorTexas State Universityen_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Artsen_US


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