Temple of The Ways, Chacchoben

Illustration

Joshua J. Mark
by Betsy Mark
published on 29 January 2019
Send to Google Classroom:
Temple of The Ways, Chacchoben

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.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

Mark, B. (2019, January 29). Temple of The Ways, Chacchoben. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9951/

Chicago Style

Mark, Betsy. "Temple of The Ways, Chacchoben." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 29, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9951/.

MLA Style

Mark, Betsy. "Temple of The Ways, Chacchoben." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Jan 2019. Web. 30 May 2020.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!

Donate
Remove Ads

Advertisement