Temple of The Ways, Chacchoben

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Joshua J. Mark
by Betsy Mark
published on 29 January 2019
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The Temple of the Ways (Las Vias) at Maya site of Chacchoben, c. 700 CE. In Maya belief, the Ways ("Wayobs") were protective spirits who guided an individual through life. Wayobs were thought to appear in dreams to deliver messages from the gods and offerings to them were brought to the altar at this temple.

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