A Rebuttal to Comments on ‘Sacrifice of the Social Outsider’
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A recent publication by the author documented two probable cases of Klippel–Feil Syndrome at the site of Midnight Terror Cave in the Cayo District of Belize. Radiographic images recently taken of the multiple congenital fused vertebrae from these two individuals raised discussion regarding the initial assessment of Klippel–Feil Syndrome. This commentary further discusses the topic by dealing with researcher assumptions of the syndrome and indicates radiographic data do not provide enough evidence to change the initial assessment.
Klippel–Feil Syndrome, Maya Archaeology, Paleopathology, Radiograph, Sacrifice
International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, Vol. 26, no. 6 (2015-07-31).
Kieffer, C. L., "A Rebuttal to Comments on ‘Sacrifice of the Social Outsider’" (2015). KIP Articles. 5113.