Great Pyramid

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Creator Unknown -- Architect -- Mesoamerican
Title Great Pyramid
Spatial Coverage Cholula, Puebla, Mexico
Repository Mexico City, Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Latitude 18.8333
Longitude -98.0000
Description Model of the Pyramid dedicated to the god Quetzalcoatl. Photographed October 1975.
Work Dates 9th-5th century BCE
Century -9, -8, -7, -6, -5
Style Period Pre-Columbian, Cholula (Central Plateau Mesoamerican, Mesoamerican); Pre-Columbian, Aztec (Central Plateau Mesoamerican, Mesoamerican)
Culture Mesoamerican
Technique Construction (assembling), Bearing masonry
Subject Ceremonial structures -- Funerary structures -- Tombs -- Pyramids; Models (representations) -- Architectural models; Quetzalcoatl (Aztec deity)
Image Source Peter Goss.
Rights Digital image copyright 2012, Peter Goss, goss@arch.utah.edu. 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; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/
Contributing Institution University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Special Collections and the School of Architecture
CA+P Accession No. P0305, F01 ARCH-29787
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/s6f1937p
Setname uu_cap_coa
Date Created 2012-03-15
Date Modified 2012-03-15
ID 91996
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6f1937p
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