Burial 18 The Decapitated Man

Burial 18 The Decapitated Man (HM1YRP)

Location: , Guanajuato San Miguel de Allende
Country: Mexico

N 20° 51.464', W 100° 55.747'

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Entierro 18 El Decapitado
El Entierro 18 o El decapitado, llamado así dębido a que su fue cortada después de su muerte, se encontró asociado al patio cerrado situado en la plataforma elevada, a un costado del basamento piramidal del Complejo B. Se le ha considerado un fundador o ancestro importante en la jerarquia social de Cañada de la Virgen por localizase en el sellamiento de una etapa constructiva.Los estudios indican que se trata de un individuo de sexo masculino, entre los 20 y 30 años de edad, con una estura (sic, estatura) inusual de 1.73 metros (el fémur izquierdo midió por sí mismo 45 centímetros) y con evidencias de artritis.
La ofrenda que acompañaba a este personaje se compone de
alrededor de una veintena de vasijas cerámicas tanto domésticas
como suntuarias, algunas de ellas aparentemente conteniendo
alimentos (se registraron dos semillas de frijol carbonizado).
Además se le atavió con un collar formado por cuentas tubulares y
una punta de proyectil en proceso de elaboración. English:Burial 18 The Decapitated Man
Burial 18 or the Decapitated Man, thus named due to the fact that the head was cut off post mortem, was found by the closed courtyard, situated on the elevated platform next to the pyramidal base of Complex B. The man
has been considered a founder or an important ancestor in the social hierarchy of Cañada de la Virgen, due being located in the sealing of a construction stage.Studies show that the body belonged to a male, aged between 20 and 30, with an unusual height of 1.73 meters (the left thigh bone alone was 45 cm long) with evidence or arthritis. The offering which accompanied this person was made up of about twenty ceramic vessels, both domestic and ornamental, some apparently containing food (two carbonized bean seeds were found). The man was also wearing a
necklace made with tubular beads and an arrowhead performs (sic, in the process of being made).
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Placed ByConsejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes de México (CONACULTA)-INAH
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Date Added Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 299291 N 2307606
Decimal Degrees20.85773333, -100.92911667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 20° 51.464', W 100° 55.747'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds20° 51' 27.84" N, 100° 55' 44.82" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Guanajuato , MX
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