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Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

UCF Science Cafe

Massacre in the Mountains: A Bioarcheological Investigation at Kuelap, Peru

J. Marla Toyne, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Director of the Laboratory for Bioarchaeological Sciences
UCF Department of Anthropology

6:30 p.m. Networking, drinks and appetizers 
7:00 p.m. Talk begins 

Some archaeological discoveries tell us shocking stories about the past. Sometime during the late pre-Hispanic period (~AD 1500), over 100 individuals were killed at the southern end of the monumental community of Kuelap. Using a forensic-like approach, this presentation investigates the evidence for cause of death, victim identity and the possible motivation behind this mass death that signaled the end of Kuelap.

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Proudly hosted by:

  • Office of Research & Commercialization
  • Department of Physics
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Graduate Society of Physics Students
  • Uknighted Chemistry Graduate Student Association


Physical Sciences Building: 160/161: PSB 160/161


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