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Maya Ruins of San Gervasio on Cozumel, Mexico

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 14 March 2018
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The ruins of San Gervasio -- located on the island of Cozumel in Mexico -- were once an important site of pilgrimage to Maya people who lived from c. 1000-1650 CE. A sanctuary of the Maya goddess Ix Chel used to be located at this location, which drew pilgrims from across the Maya world.

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, March 14). Maya Ruins of San Gervasio on Cozumel, Mexico. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8313/

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Wiener, James B. "Maya Ruins of San Gervasio on Cozumel, Mexico." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 14, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8313/.

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Wiener, James B. "Maya Ruins of San Gervasio on Cozumel, Mexico." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Mar 2018. Web. 04 Mar 2021.

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