Human sacrifice and value

Mette Løvschal, Svein Harald Gullbekk, Mette-Louise Johansen, Sean O'neill, Matthew Walsh , Rane Willerslev

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Abstrakt

Human sacrifice is a well-attested and much mythologised phenomenon of human society, but what constitutes human sacrifice? Why is socially sanctioned violence considered sacrifice? And why are human lives sacrificed? New research uses archaeological case studies from Scandinavia to understand performative violence.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Artikelnummer370
TidsskriftAntiquity
Vol/bind93
Udgave nummer370
Sider (fra-til)1-4
Antal sider4
ISSN0003-598X
DOI
StatusUdgivet - aug. 2019

Citationsformater

Løvschal, M., Gullbekk, S. H., Johansen, M-L., O'neill, S., Walsh , M., & Willerslev, R. (2019). Human sacrifice and value. Antiquity, 93(370), 1-4. [370]. https://doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2019.104