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Templo Mayor - Wikipedia


Scale model of the twin Great Temple of Tenochtitlan. View of the Templo Mayor and the surrounding buildings. The Templo Mayor (Spanish for "Main Temple") was one of the main temples of th...

Templo Mayor - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Feb 5, 2016 ... The Templo Mayor or Great Temple (called Hueteocalli by the Aztecs) dominated the central sacred precinct of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan.

Tenochtitlan - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Tenochtitlan, located on an island near the western shore of Lake Texcoco in ... The Great Temple or Temple Mayor (called Hueteocalli by the Aztecs) takes ...

Tenochtitlan: Templo Mayor | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art ...


The Templo Mayor (Main Temple) in. Tenochtitlan. , capital of the mighty Aztec empire, was located in the center of the city, where the most important ritual and ...

BBC - Culture - The Templo Mayor: A place for human sacrifices


Feb 27, 2015 ... The opening ceremony of the sixth Great Temple of Tenochtitlan on 19 December 1487 was quite unlike one a modern head of state or ...

Basic Aztec facts: AZTEC TEMPLES - Mexicolore


May 31, 2015 ... The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan. Basic Aztec facts: AZTEC TEMPLES. Aztec temples were more than buildings dedicated to prayer – from ...

Tenochtitlán Facts - Tenochtitlán


The Aztec capital of Tenochtitlán (at modern Mexico City) was founded in 1325 ... The site of the Templo Mayor (Great Temple) was found in 1978, however, and ...

Tenochtitlán: History of Aztec Capital - Live Science


May 23, 2013 ... The city itself would come to boast an aqueduct that brought in potable water and a great temple dedicated to both Huitzilopochtli (the god who ...

Templo Mayor, Mexico's Great Aztec Empire


When the Spanish Conquerors arrived, they destroyed the temples and built over the Aztec empire and the great temple of Tenochtitlan. Still an active site, ...

Aztec Temples - Aztec History


Let's look at the secrets and mysteries of the Aztec temples. ... The buildings you probably associate with the Aztec religion are the great pyramids. ... Templo Mayor was a part of the sacred area of the city of Tenochtitlan, now Mexico City.