Inconformity with Sex Determination of the Dead - False Indicators, Symbols of Grave Rituals. An Attempt to Settle the Meaning on the Ground of Grave Goods of the Przeworsk Culture
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The authoress considers burials of people from Przeworsk culture, in which disagreement of sex valuation was found on datum of two criterions: 1) archeological valuation of sex isn't the same with anthropological valuation, 2) in one grave inventory presence of both: male and female archeological determinants of sex. Rested on dependence, that most of considerated cases are situated in frames of recrudesced types of equipment, she says that only with respect to small number of burials there is possibility of acceptation incorrect anthropological evaluation. Burials with this specific characteristic appeared on whole range of Przeworsk culture and during whole time of its duration. The authoress is pointing a large variety of interpretation possibilities a purposeful equipping death people in meaning that different than conventional standards, which can point that in particular circumstances archeological determinants of sex could have besides usable also symbolic character.
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