Mesoamerican pyramids or pyramid-shaped structures form a prominent part of
ancient Mesoamerican architecture. Although similar in shape or form, these
structures bear only a very weak architectural...
Identifying the Aztec temples has been a tricky job at times. It's been easy to
simply assume that large, monumental structures such as pyramids are all either
May 31, 2015 ... Aztec temples were usually found at the top of pyramids and they are often called
temple-pyramids. Designed using ancient Mesoamerican ...
During the nearly 100 years that the Aztecs ruled the land, they built many cities,
and the central point of the cities was a temple sitting atop a pyramid, where ...
At one point, it was redesigned to consist of two separate temples. Compared
with Mayan pyramids, the Templo Mayor and other Aztec pyramids have much ...
The general temple-pyramid consisted of a platform, a long, broad, steep double
staircase going up the center, with balustrades going up the sides of the steps.
Aztecs had a polytheistic society, with three head gods: Huitzilopochtli,
Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca. Each temple was dedicated to a one of these
The temple-pyramid complex was built in four stages, starting from the 3rd
century BCE ... The Aztecs believed that Xelhua built the Great Pyramid of
The Aztecs, as most Mesoamerican peoples, built their pyramids with a core of ...
pyramids employed stone and stucco in their construction, and the temples at ...
Aug 20, 2012 ... ... with its Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of Moon and Temple of Quetzalcoatl ...
known today as the Avenue of the Dead, from a later Aztec name.