The Templo Mayor (Spanish for "Great Temple") was one of the main temples of
the Aztecs in ... Leopoldo Batres did some excavation work at the end of the 19th
century ... The upper part of...
Aztec temples were often part of a step-pyramid, and they often faced west. ...
Teotihuacán was a metropolis that might have had a population of 125,000
people. ... Some books about the Aztecs do not include information about the
pyramid at ... However, the outside cannot be fully excavated because a colonial
Temple outside the Sacred Precinct. OTHER CITIES .... found in Aztec pyramid-
temples are: 13 steps along the stairway, staircases with two balustrades .... did
not contain immense buildings like the Great Temple or palaces, they are
The priests who served this temple had a panoramic view of a remarkable urban
.... outside the established academic circles, have produced extensive evidence
that .... The Aztecs did not live in the city, but gave the place and its major
structures ... The step-pyramids were built mainly to give height to stone temples
to make ...
They are particularly known for their Aztec temples, which would have the shape
of a ... you can walk from the bottom to the top from the outside via the steps,
where ... On the map, the five important directions will be symbolized by a group
From the mighty Aztec temples to the ball courts used for entertainment, the Aztec
... Tenochtitlan which roughly means 'place of those who have the road of the
gods' ... Their staircases comprised of 13 steps which had astronomical influence.
Aug 20, 2012 ... The current name, Teotihuacan, was given to it by the Aztecs and means “the
place ... Tombs found associated with the structure contain both human and
animal ... Located south of the Pyramid of the Sun is the Temple of the Feathered
... Unfortunately no English version was available but it will come.
A brief history of the Aztecs and a description of their daily life. ... was the
emperor's palace and the great temple, which was a step pyramid. ... However
Aztec slaves did have some rights. ... They were small rooms with a furnace
Teotihuacán means "place where gods were born," reflecting the Aztec belief that
... Its most monumental structures are the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, the Pyramid of
... In the Pyramid of the Sun, the corner of each step contained skeletons of
children. ... Incense burners have been found related to the Old Fire God, a
Each has witnessed hundreds of years of culture, from their pre-Columbian ...
Scattered across the jungles and plains of Mexico are thousands of triumphant
step pyramids. ... the Mayan city of Chichen Itza houses the terraced Temple of
Kukulkan, also ... Meanwhile, just outside Mexico City -- which was the Aztec city