Temple Mayor, Tenochtitlan

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Wolfgang Sauber
published on 24 September 2013
Temple Mayor, Tenochtitlan

A model reconstruction of the Temple Mayor at the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan. In use from the 14th to early 16th century CE, the huge pyramid was topped by two temples, one dedicated to Tlaloc, the god of rain (north side), the other to Huitzilopochtli, the god of war (south side). (National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City).

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Sauber, W. (2013, September 24). Temple Mayor, Tenochtitlan. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1439/

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Sauber, Wolfgang. "Temple Mayor, Tenochtitlan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 24, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1439/.

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Sauber, Wolfgang. "Temple Mayor, Tenochtitlan." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 24 Sep 2013. Web. 16 Jul 2019.

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