Double-Pyramid Temple

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Creator Unknown -- Builder -- Aztec
Title Double-Pyramid Temple
Spatial Coverage Tenayuca, Valle de Mexico, Mexico
Latitude 19.532167
Longitude -99.168472
Description Model of the pyramid in its penultimate phase of construction. [Mexico City, Museo Nacional de Antropologia]. Photographed October 1975.
Work Dates 13th-16th centuries; Acolhua Aztec culture
Date Earliest 1200
Century 13, 14, 15, 16
Style Period Pre-Columbian, Late Postclassic (Postclassic, Mesoamerican)
Culture Mesoamerican; Aztec
Technique Construction (assembling), Bearing masonry
Subject Ceremonial structures -- Funerary structures -- Tombs -- Pyramids; Ceremonial structures -- Religious structures -- Religious buildings -- Temples; Models (representations) -- Architectural models
Image Source Peter Goss.
Rights Digital image copyright 2012, Peter Goss, All rights reserved. Use of this file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License;
Contributing Institution University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Special Collections and the School of Architecture
CA+P Accession No. P0305, F01 ARCH-29665
Format image/jpeg
Type Image
Digitization Specifications Scanned with Nikon LS-4000 ED film scanner and saved as uncompressed TIFF. Color corrected manually in Photoshop CS and converted to JPEG.
ARK ark:/87278/s6g16495
Setname uu_cap_coa
Date Created 2012-03-15
Date Modified 2012-03-15
ID 91988
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