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Two types of structures characterize the Almoravid (1056–1147) and Almohad (1130–1269) periods in Morocco and Spain. The settlement then took to farming as their main source of sustenance, but remnants of another conclusion found during the area, that can be dated back to the same period, shows practice of hunting and fish. Ancestor worship influenced the two great Chinese belief systems of Confucianism and Taoism, both of which made ancestor worship core tenets of their practices.

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