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Title Ritual human sacrifice in Mesoamerica : a conference at Dumbarton Oaks, October 13th and 14th, 1979 / Elizabeth P. Benson, organizer ; Elizabeth H. Boone, editor
Published Washington, D.C. : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, [1984]


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Description viii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ritual human sacrifice in Mesoamerica: an introduction / Jacques Soustelle -- Human sacrifice among the Classic Maya / Linda Schele -- Maya heart sacrifice: cultural perspective and surgical technique / Francis Robicsek and Donald Hales -- Human sacrifice in the Books of Chilam Balam of Tizimin and Chumayel / Munro S. Edmonson -- In search of the Mountain of Foam: human sacrifice in eastern Mesoamerica / S. Jeffrey K. Wilkerson -- The Templo Mayor of Tenochtitlan: economics and ideology / Eduardo Matos Moctezuma -- Memory clothing: costumes associated with Aztec human sacrifice / Patricia Rieff Anawalt -- Ochpaniztli in historical perspective / Betty Ann Brown -- Human sacrifice in the Old World and the New: some similarities and differences / Nigel Davies -- Overview: Mesoamerican human sacrifice in evolutionary perspective / Arthur Demarest
Notes "Contains the results of the 1979 Dumbarton Oaks conference"--Pref
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Subject Aztecs -- Rites and ceremonies -- Congresses.
Human sacrifice -- Central America -- Congresses.
Human sacrifice -- Mexico -- Congresses.
Indians of Mexico -- Rites and ceremonies -- Congresses.
Mayas -- Rites and ceremonies -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Boone, Elizabeth Hill.
Dumbarton Oaks.
LC no. 83014059
ISBN 0884021203