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Violent Mesoamerican Rituals Revealed

Violent Mesoamerican Rituals Revealed
trefwoorden: Midden-Amerika - Maya - rituelen - geweld
Remains of ceramics, figurines, burned objects and other seemingly innocuous artifacts found throughout Central America...
have been identified as evidence for violent destruction rituals enacted against buildings and their inhabitants, according to a new book.
Entitled "The Archaeology of Settlement Abandonment in Middle America," the book describes evidence supporting fierce termination rituals enacted by the Maya and other early Central American civilizations. Previously, researchers believed the remains were just random debris.

Lees verder bij: Discovery News (25 september 2003)
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