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Submitted by mccaffer on Mon, 03/15/2010 - 8:51pm

Ceramic figurines provide one of the best means of recovering an emic perspective on how ancient Nicaraguans viewed themselves.  Laura [Brannen] Wingfield recently completed her PhD dissertation (Emory University, 2009) studying figurines of the Tempisque and Bagaces time periods, with special reference to gender relations and ritual practice. 


Figurine found at Santa Isabel



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