Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

John Verano's Book on Trepanation Featured in National News Media

August 3rd, 2016

John Verano, Professor of Anthropology and affiliate of the Stone Center, was featured in two recent national news articles about his new book on trepanation and ancient surgeries. The articles coincide with the publication of his new book Holes in the Head: The Art and Archaeology of Trepanation in Ancient Peru.

His research was featured in a National Geographic article and a CNN article which examines the reasons why people performed trepanation.

Peru + People
Lucia Abramovich
Ph.D. Candidate