HISTORY OF MESO-AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE
: Teotihuacan, Mexico; Proto Classic-Early Classic; B.C.100-600
Pyramid of Quetzalcoatl
- Typical talud-tablero style pyramid.
Detail of the Pyramid of Quetzalcoatl. A.D.150-450
- Tableros has the figures of the heads of Quetzalcoatl (associated with water in the Classic epoch and deities of commerce, of twins, of the morning star, of spring, flowers, music and death) and heads of Tlaloc (a deity associated with water and rain).
Photo: Kohichi Hotta
[No.1]Avenue of the Dead
: [No.2]Pyramid of the Sun
[No.3]Pyramid of Quetzalcoatl
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