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Mexico
Mexico City
National Museum
 Pre-Hispanic deity.
Mexico
Mexico City
National Museum
 The ethnography section contains arts and crafts from Mexico's 52 ethnic groups.
Mexico
Mexico City
National Museum
 Tarascan laquerware.
Mexico
Mexico City
National Museum
 Otomi leather work.
Mexico
Mexico City
National Museum
 Otomi straw work.
Mexico
Mexico City
National Museum
 Otomi paperwork.
Mexico
Mexico City
National Museum
 Cora beadwork.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
 The ancient city of Teotihuacan.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
 The city was founded c 200 BC.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
 The 13 buildings of the Citadel.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
 One of the Citadel structures shaped like a pyramid.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
 The city covered 156 square kilometres.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Temple of Quetzelcoatl
 The Temple of Quetzelcoatl.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Temple of Quetzelcoatl
 Quetzelcoatl is the plumed serpent whose images adorn the temple.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Temple of Quetzelcoatl
 The temple staircase is lined with stone skulls.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Temple of Quetzelcoatl
 The rain god Tlaloc.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 The Avenue of the Dead.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 The Avenue of the Dead is 44m long and passes sunken patios and ruined pyramids.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 Sunken patio.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 Ruined pyramid.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 The city once housed 200,000 people.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 View of the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon from the Avenue of the Dead.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 The Pyramid of the Sun is the third largest in the world.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 The pyramid is 225m square and 63m high and dates from 100 AD.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 The pyramid has 260 steps to the top.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 The pyramid is aligned with the setting Sun on the Equinox.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 The view from half way up.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 Looking down.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 View from the pyramid.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
 View of the Pyramid of the Moon.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 The avenue between the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 A series of courtyards.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Avenue of the Dead
 View of the Pyramid of the Moon.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Moon
 The Pyramid of the Moon is 144m high and was built c 300.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Moon
 View of the Pyramid of the Sun.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Moon
 Unexcavated mounds.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Moon
 View from the pyramid.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Moon
 View of the Avenue of the Dead.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 The Palace of Quetzelcoatl.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 The interior.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 The palace is famous for its carved stonework.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 Carved bricks.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 Carved wall.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 Mural showing a jaguar praying to the rain god, Tlaloc.
Mexico
Teotihuacan
Palace of Quetzelcoatl
 Mural of an eagle.
Mexico
Tula
 The ancient city of Tula.
Mexico
Tula
 Tula was capital of the Toltecs between 950 and 1150 AD.
Mexico
Tula
 The Toltec influence spread as far north as Illinois.
Mexico
Tula
 The ball court is shaped like a letter I.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 The Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 The temple is famous for its Atlantes Warriors.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 The Tula Warriots are 4.5m high.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 The head of a Tula Warrior with a feathered head dress covered in stars.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 The rear of a Tula Warrior with a disk representing the Sun.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Bench carved with warriors.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Carving of an eagle eating a human heart.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Snake devouring a human skull.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Coyote.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Jaguar.
Mexico
Tula
Temple of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
 Pillar covered in feathers.
Mexico
Tula
 Pyramid B.
Mexico
Tula
 Pyramid C is the largest in Tula.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 Overlooking Tepotzlan is a 12m high Aztec pyramid.
Mexico
Tepotzlan
 The Aztec pyramid is a temple dating from the 15th century.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 Xochicalco is a hilltop ceremonial site overlooking Lake Tequesquitengo.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 The Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 Quetzalcoatl, the plumed serpent deity.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 Serpent winding through Mayan priests and astronomical symbols.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 The pyramid is covered with carved glyphs.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 Detail of a stone glyph.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 The glyphs show many influences including Toltec and Mayan.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 Coyote.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Pyramid of the Plumed Serpent
 Priest with head dress.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 The site flourished between 7th and 10th centiries.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 The city was destroyed around 900.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 The centre is in a spectacular setting.
Mexico
Xochicalco
 View of Lake Tequesquitengo.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Ball Court
 The Toltec ball court.
Mexico
Xochicalco
Ball Court
 The purpose of the game was to make a rubber ball pass through the stone loop.
Mexico
Malinalco
 230m above the village of Malinalco is an Aztec ceremonial site.
Mexico
Malinalco
House of the Eagle
 The House of the Eagle.
Mexico
Malinalco
House of the Eagle
 The structure is hewn out of solid rock.
Mexico
Malinalco
House of the Eagle
 The Serpent Head entrace to the temple.
Mexico
Malinalco
House of the Eagle
 Carved jaguar.
Mexico
Malinalco
 The site overlooks forested hills.
Mexico
Malinalco
 The main pyramid.
Mexico
Malinalco
 Azrec warriors were cremated in the round temple.
Mexico
Malinalco
 The Sun Temple.
Mexico
El Tajin
 El Tajin is a Totonac site dating from 100 AD.
Mexico
El Tajin
 El Tajin was the Totonac capital between 100 and 1200.
Mexico
El Tajin
 The site contains a mix of Totonac, Toltec and Mayan influences.
Mexico
El Tajin
 The niches on the side of the pyramid are typical of Totonac architecture.
Mexico
El Tajin
 Around the centre of the site.
Mexico
El Tajin
Temple of Mictlantecuntli
 The Temple of Mictlantecuntli (the god of death).
Mexico
El Tajin
Temple of Mictlantecuntli
 Stele of the god, Mictlantecuntli.
Mexico
El Tajin
 One ball player holding another while a third plunges a knife into his heart with two skeletal death gods watching.
Mexico
El Tajin
 Detail of sacrifice.
Mexico
El Tajin
 Two players in a pre-match ceremony with the coyote headed god of the afterlife and a skeletal death god.
Mexico
El Tajin
 Detail of a wall carving showing the coyote-headed god of the afterlife (left) and the skeletal death god .
Mexico
El Tajin
 Figure in a fish mask sitting in a vat of a fermented drink (pulche). Tlaloc, the rain god is above.

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