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Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco

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Mark Cartwright
by Rodolfo Araiza G.
published on 02 July 2014
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A detail of the pyramid platform known as the 'Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent', Xochicalco, central Mexico. The four walls of the structure have relief carvings which include large feathered serpents and they form a four-sided open enclosure. The structure is accessed via a stairway on the west side. Constructed before 900 CE.

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G., R. A. (2014, July 02). Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2738/

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G., Rodolfo A. "Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 02, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2738/.

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G., Rodolfo A. "Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Jul 2014. Web. 28 Feb 2021.

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