You are here

TitleHuman Sacrifice among the Indians
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1943
AuthorsDibble, Charles E.
MagazineImprovement Era
Volume46
Issue Number11
Pagination682
Date PublishedNovember 1943
KeywordsAncient America – Mesoamerica; Human Sacrifice; Native Americans – Aztec; Pre-Columbian American History
Abstract

A series of brief comments in which the author presents archaeological findings, architectural notes, and myths and legends that deal indirectly with the Book of Mormon. Dibble discusses the wheel, ancient irrigation methods, metals, Mexican and Mayan codices, Quetzalcoatl, ancient buildings, and numerous other related items. The twenty-eighth part covers the practice of human sacrifice among the Aztecs.