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Olga Linares deals a reinterpretation of the vintage rank-societies of the significant Panamanian provinces in line with archaeological, ecological, iconographic, ethnohistoric, and ethnographic facts, and concludes that the paintings form of this zone used animal motifs as a metaphor in expressing the traits of aggression and hostility attribute of social and political lifestyles within the principal provinces.

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