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 ...
Tenochtitlan, located on an island near the western shore of Lake Texcoco in ...
In contrast, the steps leading to Huitzilopochtli's temple were painted bright red to
... of Aztec art, excavation of the temples has revealed caches of art from many ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
Because archaeologists have been able to decode the written language of its ...
Dating back to the 1400s, these Aztec temples represent an architectural marvel.
... her heart, offering that to the deity, and then throwing the body down the steps.
... Mexico City's Templo Mayor also draws many guests, as it is in Tenochtitlan, ....
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. ....
Much has been discovered: sections of the temple and its several layers ...
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. ...
Chichen Itza contains many fine stone buildings in various states of ..... Tunnels
dug into the structure have revealed that the Teotihuacan's citizens did not