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304-Mutilation

Scope note
  • Scarification and tattooing
  • Cranial deformations
  • Tooth filing and removal
  • Piercing of ears, nose, and lips
  • Genital mutilation (e.g., castration, circumcision, clitoridectomy)
  • Age, sex, and status differences
  • Special techniques and apparatus
  • Associated beliefs; etc.

See also:

  • Masochism 158
  • Self-torture 785
  • Mutilation of criminals 681
  • Eunuchs 839
  • Mayhem 683
  • Initiatory rites 852, 881
  • Mutilation of captives 727

Outline of Cultural Materials. George P. Murdock, et al., eds. New Haven, Conn. Human Relations Area Files, Inc. 1961. xxv, 164 p.

304-Mutilation

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