The Templo Mayor (Spanish for "Great Temple") was one of the main temples of
the Aztecs in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, ... Leopoldo Batres did some
excavation work at the end of th...
A look at the Aztec step pyramids. ... Aztec temples were often part of a step-
pyramid, and they often faced west. ... of the Aztec's primary worship centers are
at Teotihuacán, Cholula and Tenochtitlán. ... Many of the city's temples are on this
road. ... the same gods at the Templo Mayor as they did at the Tlatelolco temple.
May 31, 2015 ... The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan ... Aztec temples were more than buildings
dedicated to prayer – from their very ... Pic 1: Some of the steps in ancient
Mesoamerican temple-pyramid design ... What did temple-pyramids mean to the
Aztecs? ... Many beautiful offerings to the gods have been found within the ...
Feb 5, 2016 ... Temple Mayor, Tenochtitlan (Wolfgang Sauber) ... flights of steps on the western
side leading to a summit with two twin temples or shrines .... So too, many
artefacts, purposely buried by the Aztecs, have been excavated at the ... All of
these things did happen but it is important to remember that for the Aztecs.
In many of their great city-states, temple-pyramids formed the center of public life
... the Great Pyramid in the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, the Pyramid at Cholula
and ... more recent excavations have unearthed evidence that some pyramids did
... Its four stairways have 91 steps each, which combined with the single step at ...
From the mighty Aztec temples to the ball courts used for entertainment, the Aztec
... empire but there is much more to Aztec architecture than just these mighty
temples. ... Tenochtitlan which roughly means 'place of those who have the road
of the ... Their staircases comprised of 13 steps which had astronomical influence
Feb 27, 2015 ... The pinnacle of Aztec architecture was the Templo Mayor, a vast religious
building ... The opening ceremony of the sixth Great Temple of Tenochtitlan on 19
... taken to the top of the steep steps of the pyramid leading to two shrines. .... of
the Aztecs will remain frustratingly incomplete for many years to come.
Aztec religion is the Mesoamerican religion practiced by the Aztec empire. ... own
temples within the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan - Tlaloc and Huitzilopochtli were ...
The nature of "Teotl" has been an ongoing discussion between scholars for many
years. .... For festivals, temple steps and tiers were also festooned with flowers...
These were usually step pyramids, with temples on top more akin to the ziggurats
of ... The Aztecs believed that Xelhua built the Great Pyramid of Cholula. ..... Even
so, we will have to withdraw a large amount of soil and a heavy block of stone .....
was the main temple of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan (modern Mexico City).
The Aztecs called the place Tenochtitlan, which means place of the cactus. At first
they were an ... In the center was the emperor's palace and the great temple,
which was a step pyramid. Tenochtitlan ... There were also many craftsmen in
Aztec society. Although the ... However Aztec slaves did have some rights. They