The topic discussed in this special issue was originally addressed in the symposium no. 349 “Mesoamerican Figurines in Context
. New Insights on Three-Dimensional Representations from Archaeology” chaired by Juliette Testard and Brigitte Faugère, during the 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA) in 2019. Since then, other researchers have joined the publication project, which allowed to broaden the perspectives and study contexts.
coordinated by Juliette Testard and Brigitte Faugère
Identifying humor in the archaeological record is enormously difficult, if not impossible, since laughter, irony, and fun are highly dependent on contextual circumstances. Nonetheless, it is important to recognize that humor was a part of the past as much as...
Christina T. Halperin