Research Paper

Mortuary practices among the Aztec in the light of ethnohistorical and archaeological sources

Author: D. Iguaz

  • Mortuary practices among the Aztec in the light of ethnohistorical and archaeological sources

    Research Paper

    Mortuary practices among the Aztec in the light of ethnohistorical and archaeological sources

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Abstract

This paper deals with one particular aspect of the so-called 'death cult' among the Aztecs, which concerns the disposal of the dead and the supernatural and cosmological ideology behind it.

Keywords: mortuary practice, Aztec, burial, ethnohistory

How to Cite:

Iguaz, D., (1993) “Mortuary practices among the Aztec in the light of ethnohistorical and archaeological sources”, Papers from the Institute of Archaeology 4, p.63-76. doi: https://doi.org/10.5334/pia.45

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15 Nov 1993
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