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Altar in Temple of the Ways Chacchoben

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Joshua J. Mark
by Betsy Mark
published on 29 January 2019
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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.ancient.eu/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.ancient.eu/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. 11 Apr 2021.

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