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Experiments in fracture patterns of ritual figurines

their significance and bringing these 474 science and experimental approaches observations to our attention. We are also grateful to Adam Booth and Carolyn Graves-Brown for their helpful comments on this chapter. References Bahn, P. (2001), The Penguin Archaeology Guide (London: Penguin). Bailey, D. (2014), ‘Touch and the cheirotic apprehension of prehistoric figurines’, in P. Dent (ed.), Sculpture and Touch (London: Ashgate), 17–43. Becker, V. (2007), ‘Early and middle Neolithic figurines – the migration of religious belief’, Documenta Praehistorica 34, 119

in Mummies, magic and medicine in ancient Egypt
An epistemology of postcolonial debate

(high) ‘art’ (popular) ‘culture’, ‘folklore’ and ‘ethnology’ can be seen in Berlin,30 as well as in many other cities and institutions. On the other hand, the continuous pronouncement of a ‘dialogue of cultures’ by politicians and institutional representatives, much in common with a multiculturalist discourse, has never, at least in the German context, been accompanied by any real interest in the actual question of political participation. As Kravagna has rightly pointed out, scholars of migration have critiqued the discourse of diversity, tolerance and dialogue for

in Curatopia
Learning from Māori curatorship pastand present

Curatorial Perspectives’, ICOM Ethnographic Conservation Newsletter, 19 (1999), 10–12; A. Hakiwai, ‘Ruatepupuke: Working Together, Understanding One Another’, New Zealand Museums Journal, 25:1 (1995), 42–4. 39 J. Sissons, First Peoples: Indigenous Cultures and Their Futures (London: Reaktion, 2005); C. McCarthy, ‘Postcolonial Pasts and Postindigenous Futures: A Critical Genealogy of “Māori Art”’, in J. Anderson (ed.), Proceedings of Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration, Convergence (Melbourne: The Miegunyah Press, 2009), pp. 829–34. 40 Hakiwai, He mana taonga, ch. 3, ‘Mō

in Curatopia
The tower house complex and rural settlement

developed based on the fishing activities of residents, but the fishing industry encouraged the migration of foreign fishermen, too. To some degree fishing-oriented settlement will have varied in terms of numbers of residents depending on the season, with some settlements probably temporarily abandoned out of season. It is difficult to elucidate these numbers, but there were certainly hundreds if not thousands of foreign fishermen at large ports, as well as small coastal places near fishing sites. One identified example of a small coastal fishing settlement was at

in The Irish tower house
The politics of co-collecting

acquisitions in recent years for how it helps tell a story of Pacific Islanders in Aotearoa New Zealand, of migration, transnational ties, cultural memory and loss, and the politics of co-collecting. It is an item that would not have come into the Pacific Cultures collections if Kupa Kupa did not have some sense of ownership, responsibility or an opinion about what was important, and what should be collected to represent Pacific peoples in the national museum. As in most museums, curators are responsible for developing Pacific Cultures collections at Te Papa. I am one of

in Curatopia
A bioarchaeological study of human remains from the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt

leprosy’, Proceedings of the Royal Society B 272, 389–94. Dunand, F., Heim, J.-L., Henein, N. and Lichtenberg, R. (2005), La nécropole de Douch, Oasis de Kharga, II: Tombes 73 à 92 (Cairo: Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale). Dupras, T. L. (1999), ‘Dining in the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt: Determination of Diet from Documents and Stable Isotope Analysis’ (PhD dissertation, McMaster University). 302 understanding egyptian mummies Dupras, T. L. and Schwarcz, H. P. (2001), ‘Strangers in a strange land: stable isotope evidence for human migration in the Dakhleh Oasis

in Mummies, magic and medicine in ancient Egypt
The key role of the Italian antiquarian market in the inception of American Classical art collections during the late-nineteenth century

firmly believe that, as far as the Italian antiquarian markets (the roman [sic] especially) are concerned, there are only two mines open for foreign Museums – namely – terracottas and busts. Statues, bronzes, inscriptions, mosaic works are out of question. Government and municipalities are extremely jealous of anything which may be suspected, right or wrong, to be of local interest: and strict orders have been given to the officers of the export bureau (Rosa, Tadolini and De Sanctis) to stop the migration abroad of first rate works and objects of local interest. The

in Communities and knowledge production in archaeology

, probably more realistically, as complex hybrid societies created out of migration, inter-marriage, raids and feuds, gift exchange and emulation between neighbouring groups. As Robb (2013) has pointed out, the significant thing about all these possible local pathways to the Neolithic is that, once a Neolithic way of life had been adopted, it was difficult for societies to revert to hunting and gathering. Robb (2013, 665–670) has demonstrated how, over the whole continent, the material consequences of the environmental and social processes of becoming Neolithic would have

in Neolithic cave burials
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Artefacts and disciplinary formation

was such that his post was re-dubbed, ‘assistant keeper for zoology and ethnology’. Although Wilfrid Jackson was a conchologist by passion he helped Crompton with the Egyptian collections and took part in Murray’s unwrapping of Khnum-Nakht. See M. J. Bishop, ‘Dr. J. Wilfrid Jackson (1880–1978): a biographical sketch’, in Bishop (ed.), The Cave Hunters: Biographical Sketches of the Lives of Sir William Boyd Dawkins and Dr. J. Wilfrid Jackson (Buxton: Derbyshire Museum Service, 1982), pp. 25–48; J. W. Jackson, Shells as Evidence in the Migrations of Early Culture

in Nature and culture
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as massive rural depopulation due to emigration, disease, and starvation (Woodham-Smith 1962 : 411). Migration from the countryside into major towns and cities was common; the famine and the privations of its aftermath also led to mass emigration from Ireland to England and the United States. The famine had an impact on the supply of food to public asylums, as well as placing great strain on the asylum system in general. The main staple of the public asylum patient’s diet in Ireland was the potato. A typical diet consisted of oatmeal for breakfast, potatoes with

in An archaeology of lunacy