Sunday, April 19, 2009

The beginning...and the end.

Looters use a tool to probe the ground for empty spaces - burials underground. These holes are probes by a looter. This is how it begins.

This crania is left, missing its mandible, atop an adobe brick. Cotton still clinging to the head is what's left of the pillowy bundle fill in which this person was enveloped. Photos by Margaret Brown Vega, 2007.

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