The archaeology of death: from ‘social personae’ to ‘relational personhood’

Authors

  • Mihael Budja Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, Ljubljana University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4312/dp.37.4

Keywords:

Mesolithic, Neolithic, rites of passage, personhood, individual, dividual

Abstract

In order to understand rituals in the past, archaeology has long relied on theories and concepts developed in other disciplines. This paper presents concepts concerning burial practices and funeral rituals, ancestors, personhood, and individual and dividual identities.

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Published

31. 12. 2010

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How to Cite

Budja, M. (2010). The archaeology of death: from ‘social personae’ to ‘relational personhood’. Documenta Praehistorica, 37, 44-54. https://doi.org/10.4312/dp.37.4