The form and extent of these consequences are often dependent on the gender of the unfaithful person.
Through finding these social variations and individuals, archaeologists are better able to construe and attain a more holistic analysis of the past.
Although the methods which will be discussed in this paper can also be employed elsewhere, the paper will focus on the study of gender archaeology in Mesoamerica, specifically within the Maya region, and will also provide a brief background on the history of gender studies in the field of archaeology as a whole.
Defining Gender Gender has changed considerably in the past few decades alone.
When they are not met, research has found that psychological damage can occur, including feelings of rage and betrayal, lowering of sexual and personal confidence, and damage to self-image.
Depending on the context, men and women can experience social consequences if their act of infidelity becomes public.