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...
Feb 5, 2016 ... The Templo Mayor or Great Temple (called Hueteocalli by the Aztecs) dominated
the central sacred precinct of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan.
capital of the mighty Aztec empire, was located in the center of the city, where ...
The temple structures on top of each pyramid were dedicated to and housed the
Oct 5, 2006 ... The altar depicts the Aztec rain god Tlaloc and was uncovered last ... Templo
Mayor, or the Great Temple, was the biggest pyramid of the Aztec ...
Aztec temples were often part of a step-pyramid, and they often faced west. A
flight of steps ... The Great Pyramid already stood when the Aztecs arrived. It is an
"The "place " of the Great Temple and its ritual traditions remains central and vital
in any serious interpretation of the Aztec World." (Broda 1987:125) ...
Templo Mayor (Great Temple) is an Aztec temple recently discovered in the heart
of modern Mexico City. It was built in the 14th century in honor of the Aztec god ...
Apr 27, 2015 ... During the reign of the Aztec empire, the cities in Aztec often competed to build
the greatest temple. If they wanted to create the greatest temple, ...
Aztec architecture reflects the values and civilization of an empire, and studying
Aztec ... Half of the Great Temple of Tenochtitlán was built in his honor.
From the mighty Aztec temples to the ball courts used for entertainment, the ...
The Great Temple and the core of the city, was surrounded by a ceremonial