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Mesoamerican pyramids

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Mesoamerican pyramids or pyramid-shaped structures form a prominent part of ancient Mesoamerican architecture. Although similar in shape, these structures bear only a very weak architectural resembl...

Aztec Temples - Aztec History

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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  ...

Pyramids in Latin America - Ancient History - HISTORY.com

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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 ...

Aztec Temples | Step Pyramids | Twin Temples - Aztec Indians

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Aztec temples were often part of a step-pyramid, and they often faced west. A flight of steps led up to the sanctuary and there was a sacrificial altar at the top of  ...

Pyramids of Mesoamerica - Crystalinks

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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 Cholula.

Fun Pyramid Facts for Kids - Egyptian, Mayan, Aztec, Modern ...

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Jul 8, 2016 ... Fun Pyramid Facts for Kids - Egyptian, Mayan, Aztec, Modern ... Most Aztec and Mayan pyramids were step pyramids with temples on top.

Aztec Architecture | Aztec Buildings - Ancient Weapons

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The plaza was then surrounded by temples, shrines and pyramids as you move out from the centre, and then further out scattered in the outskirts were the Aztec ...

Teotihuacan: Ancient City of Pyramids - Live Science

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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.

Aztec Pyramids - Aztec History and Culture

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Aztecs had a polytheistic society, with three head gods: Huitzilopochtli, Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca. Each temple was dedicated to a one of these deities.

Who Built the Great City of Teotihuacan? -- National Geographic

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But it was the Aztec, descending on the abandoned site, no doubt falling ... "It had thousands of residential compounds and scores of pyramid-temples and was ...

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Basic Aztec facts: AZTEC TEMPLES - Mexicolore

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May 31, 2015 ... Aztec temples were usually found at the top of pyramids and they are often called temple-pyramids. Designed using ancient Mesoamerican ...

Information on Aztec Pyramids | USA Today

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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 ...

General Construction of an Aztec Pyramid-Temple

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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.