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Les au-delàs aztèques


£34.00
S881
9781841710822
Nathalie Ragot
2000
Paris Monographs in American Archaeology
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Description

This work is dedicated to the after-life beliefs and mortuary practices of the ancient Aztecs. The ultimate aim is to establish how the Aztecs understood death and to define whether the individual’s life shaped his/her afterlife destiny, to analyse the rites conducted around the deceased and to establish a precise picture of the different destinations where the dead were going. Ethno-historical, archaeological, iconographical and ethnological sources were used and alaysed.