What Are Some Interesting Facts About the Mayan Temples?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 26, 2020 6:01:17 AM ET
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The temples of the ancient Mayan civilization were central expressions of the religion of that society. The temples were centers of both religious worship and sacrifice, including human sacrifice, and they were under the guardianship of a priestly class. Different temples served to honor different gods in the Mayan pantheon.

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