Friday, September 9, 2016

California Maritime Archaic Giant's Skull Photographed



                                     Giant's skull 1900 B.C. California Giant's Skull.


Free Republic, March 24, 2014
    A protruding brow, a lantern jaw, thick leg and arm bones, and teeth so crowded together that at one point they erupt in rows three deep. According to a new study of the ancient skeleton, they are signs of acromegaly, a rare disorder of the endocrine system that’s similar to gigantism.
   With the heads pointing west. The deceased were also often sent off with a fine complement of grave goods, Bartelink said.

   “The mortuary assemblages are rich with projectile points, shell beads, crystal, and charmstones, suggesting a more-or-less egalitarian society compared to groups more recent in time,” he said.

   In the case of Burial 37, the body was daubed with red ochre on the head, chest, pelvis, left elbow, and on both hands and feet. The grave was festooned with 48 beads made from the shells of Olivella sea snails, and another 7 ornaments crafted from abalone

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