Human Sacrifice, Militarism, and Rulership: Materialization of State Ideology at the Feathered Serpent Pyramid, Teotihuacan

Human Sacrifice, Militarism, and Rulership: Materialization of State Ideology at the Feathered Serpent Pyramid, Teotihuacan

by Saburo Sugiyama
     
 

An archaeological examination of the Feathered Serpent Pyramid as a symbol of power in Teotihuacan.See more details below

Overview

An archaeological examination of the Feathered Serpent Pyramid as a symbol of power in Teotihuacan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521780568
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Series:
New Studies in Archaeology Series
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: cognition of state symbols and polity; 2. Background: data and ideation; 3. The Ciudadela and the city layout; 4. Architecture and sculpture; 5. Burials; 6. Offerings; 7. Overview: sacrificial and elite burials; 8. Conclusion: Feathered Serpent Pyramid as symbol of sacrifice, militarism, and rulership.

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