Altar in Temple of the Ways Chacchoben

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Illustration

Joshua J. Mark
by Betsy Mark
published on 29 January 2019

Temple of the Ways, Maya city of Chacchoben, c. 700 CE. The altar, in the center of the temple, purposefully resembles a mouth and received sacrificial offerings. This temple continued to be used as a place of worship for centuries after the city of Chacchoben was abandoned.

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Mark, B. (2019, January 29). Altar in Temple of the Ways Chacchoben. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9970/altar-in-temple-of-the-ways-chacchoben/

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Mark, Betsy. "Altar in Temple of the Ways Chacchoben." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 29, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9970/altar-in-temple-of-the-ways-chacchoben/.

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Mark, Betsy. "Altar in Temple of the Ways Chacchoben." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jan 2019. Web. 04 Feb 2023.

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