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Drawing With Great Needles: Ancient Tattoo Traditions of North America

edited by Aaron Deter-Wolf and Carol Diaz-Granados
Format
Book
Published
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2013.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780292749122, 0292749120
Contents
  • North American tattooing in the protohistoric Southeast / Antoinette B. Wallace
  • Needle in a haystack : examining the archaeological evidence for prehistoric tattooing / Aaron Deter-Wolf
  • Swift Creek paddle designs as tattoos : ethnographic insights on prehistoric body decoration and material culture / Benjamin A. Steere
  • Tattoos, totem marks, and war clubs : projecting power through visual symbolism in Northern Woodlands culture / Lars Krutak
  • The art of enchantment : corporeal marking and tattooing bundles of the Great Plains / Lars Krutak
  • Identifying the face of the sacred : tattooing the images of gods and heroes in the art of the Mississippian period / F. Kent Reilly III
  • Dhegihan tattoos : markings that consecrate, empower, and designate lineage / James R. Duncan
  • Snaring life from the stars and the sun : Mississippian tattooing and the enduring cycle of life and death / David H. Dye.
Description
xv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-280) and index.
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