2b. Ceremonial Centers in this cultura madre 'mother culture' of Mexico (3/3)

Some of the ceremonial “stations” along this avenue feature colossal basalt (common volcanic rock) statuary, caches of jadeite objects, tombs, and a large man-made earthen pyramid — all of which suggest a highly developed and stratified society that was probably ruled by kings.

Image: Aerial view of La Venta's earthen pyramid. studyblue.com

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