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labret

(lā′brĕt) [L. labrum, lip]
A decorative piercing through the center of the lower lip.
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These included human figurines, labrets, possibly beads, and increasingly elaborate artistic carvings (Giddings, 1964; Clark, 1982; Tremayne, 2015b), all indications of increasing cultural complexity.
2003 'Oral Implications of Labret Use: A Case from Pre-Columbian Chile.' International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 13, no.
In relation to cultural modifications to the body, individual 1948 was not buried with a labret, an adornment seen with only in two adult males (2/52 males) in this sample.
2003b Oral implications of labret use: A case from pre- Columbian Chile.
All new items for Body Vibe's best selling categories including plugs, labrets and navel jewelry are featured in the catalog with distinct sections grouped by materials and styles.
Second is Maimeche culture, of more local roots, with a derivative, net-impressed ceramic design (and also with the clear presence of lip ornaments or labrets, generally rare in Siberia).
Abundant fishing weights (Late and Early); toggle harpoon and labrets appear Less elaborated than Late Kachemak ; cobble industry (spall tools, etc.) Ocean Bay/Kachemak transition; should represent a wider phenomenon 3500 B.P.