Stairs Leading up to the Gran Basamento Chacchoben

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Joshua J. Mark
by Betsy Mark
published on 29 January 2019
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Stairs ascending from the Great Plaza (the market and residential area) to the Gran Basamento ("Great Basement") of the Maya site of Chacchoben, c. 700 CE. The Gran Basamento was a sacred plateau where religious rituals were enacted, including human sacrifice. .

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Mark, B. (2019, January 29). Stairs Leading up to the Gran Basamento Chacchoben. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9950/stairs-leading-up-to-the-gran-basamento-chacchoben/

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Mark, Betsy. "Stairs Leading up to the Gran Basamento Chacchoben." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 29, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9950/stairs-leading-up-to-the-gran-basamento-chacchoben/.

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Mark, Betsy. "Stairs Leading up to the Gran Basamento Chacchoben." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jan 2019. Web. 24 Oct 2021.