Human Sacrifice, El Tajin

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Mark Cartwright
by Thomas Aleto
published on 24 January 2015
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A relief panel from the south ballcourt of El Tajin, Veracruz showing two players holding down and extracting the heart of a third player. A skeletal figure rises from a pot on the left side. 700-900 CE.

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Aleto, T. (2015, January 24). Human Sacrifice, El Tajin. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3554/human-sacrifice-el-tajin/

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Aleto, Thomas. "Human Sacrifice, El Tajin." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 24, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3554/human-sacrifice-el-tajin/.

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Aleto, Thomas. "Human Sacrifice, El Tajin." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Jan 2015. Web. 20 Oct 2021.