Coatepantli (Serpent Wall); Tula Grande

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Creator Unknown -- Architect -- Toltec
Title Coatepantli (Serpent Wall); Tula Grande
Spatial Coverage Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico
Latitude 20.05
Longitude -99.35
Description Base detail of Serpent wall (Coatepantli) on north side of (behind) Pyramid B. Photographed October 1975.
Work Dates ca. 968-ca. 1200
Century 10, 11, 12, 13
Style Period Pre-Columbian, Toltec (Central Plateau Mesoamerican, Mesoamerican); Pre-Columbian, Early Postclassic (Postclassic, Mesoamerican)
Culture Toltec; Mexican
Measurements 2.6 m high
Subject Architectural elements -- Walls
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, A97 ARCH-23222
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/s6d50rfw
Setname uu_cap_coa
Date Created 2012-03-15
Date Modified 2012-03-15
ID 92004
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