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Economía y ritual en Teotihuacan y su órbita

Abstract : During Teotihuacan’s apogee, the city served as a hub for the grandest rituals and most robust economic system in Mesoamerica. Tens of thousands of individuals gathered regularly for religious spectacles designed to sustain the cosmos and time itself. They also appear to have gathered in similar numbers to manufacture and exchange products with origins in all corners of Mesoamerica. Ritual and economy were often intertwined in the daily practices of Teotihuacanos, both within their households and next to the city’s monumental temple complexes. In this paper I examine the ritual and economic dimensions of the city and some of its zones of interaction, with a particular focus on the intersection of the two, in what we could call the Teotihuacano ritual economy.
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David M. Carballo. Economía y ritual en Teotihuacan y su órbita. Americae. European Journal of Americanist Archaeology, CNRS, 2017, Teotihuacan, 2, pp.69-82. ⟨hal-02048604⟩

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