Reference Entry


Carolyn E. Tate

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780195108156
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780195188431

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The term “altar” is applied to a variety of objects from Mesoamerica. Generally, altars were large stone sculptures, more horizontal

Reference Entry.  1514 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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