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  •  When I was in Chile (3+ / 0-)
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    going to museums, I learned that different clans/towns in pre-columbian times were identified by cranial shape. Different groups would bind children's heads to produce the shape for their group, and then the shape would identify them for life within the Inca empire.

    Even now, anthropologist use head shape to identify original tribes/locations for remains found at burial sites.

    Reality has a well-known liberal bias -- Stephen Colbert

    by ItsaMathJoke on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 09:00:35 PM PDT

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