Olmec Religion

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Adherents extinct in original form
Beliefs Mostly unknown due to lack of written records. Many gods represented in art, including the Olmec Dragon, Maize Deity, Bird Monster, and Were-Jaguar.
Practices sacrifices, large sculptures of human heads, cave rituals, pilgrimages, ball-courts, pyramids
Texts none

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Title Olmec Religion
Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
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MLA Citation “Olmec Religion.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021. <religionfacts.com/olmec-religion>