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PEREZ DE MICOU, Cecilia. CESTERIA Y CORDELERÍA PARA LOS MUERTOS. Chungará (Arica) [online]. 2001, vol.33, n.1, pp. 137-144. ISSN 0717-7356. doi: 10.4067/S0717-73562001000100023.
In the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Buenos Aires is deposited, since the 1940's, the Doncellas Collection, which originated in the locality of the same name in the Department Cochinoca of the province of Jujuy. It is made up of exhumed materials from different types of burials and consists of a great variety of textiles, ceramics, lithics, wood and flexible plant artifacts. The later (baskets and cordage) give rise to this paper. The techniques involved in the confection of and the recurrent forms they present, are analyzed as well as trade the routes for materials are suggested. The analyses of these perspectives allow conclusions to be presented about the function of basketry and cordage in the activities related to the mortuary practices of the late precolumbian populations of the Argentine Puna
Palabras clave : Bioarchaeology; iconography; basketry.