The Templo Mayor (Spanish for "Main Temple") was one of the main temples of
the Aztecs in ... Initial excavations found that many of the artifacts were in good
enough condition to study. ....
Let's look at the secrets and mysteries of the Aztec temples. ... These would have
stairs up one side, and a flat top, often with a shrine on the top. ... Many, many
rituals were done at the temple - human sacrifice, of course, is the most well
May 31, 2015 ... Aztec temples were more than buildings dedicated to prayer – from their very ...
Pic 1: Some of the steps in ancient Mesoamerican temple-pyramid design (Click
... Like many other Mesoamerican civilisations, the Aztecs prided ...
A look at the Aztec step pyramids. ... Aztec temples were often part of a step-
pyramid, and they often faced west. ... Many of the city's temples are on this road.
Dating back to the 1400s, these Aztec temples represent an architectural marvel.
... they built many cities, and the central point of the cities was a temple sitting
atop a ... heart, offering that to the deity, and then throwing the body down the
The Aztecs choose the location because it was believed to be the place where
their god had told them to go. The sign they were looking for was a Eagle eating
Aztecs had a polytheistic society, with three head gods: Huitzilopochtli, ... These
structures were usually step pyramids with temples on top – more akin to the ...
The thing which makes Aztec pyramids distinct from those found in Egypt is that
Aztec pyramids almost always come with steps. ... While the Aztec cities had
many temples, there was one temple which was more important than the rest,
and this ...
Feb 5, 2016 ... The monumental steps leading to Tlaloc's temple were painted blue and ... So too
, many artefacts, purposely buried by the Aztecs, have been ...
Civilizations like the Olmec, Maya, Aztec and Inca all built pyramids to house ... In
many of their great city-states, temple-pyramids formed the center of public life ...
the temple adds up to 365 stairs exactly–the number of days in the Mayan year.