Pyramid of the Feathered Serpents

The emblematic building of this archeological site
Area of 20 x 20 m, aprox. 6 m of height.
8 serpents can be seen on the relief, whose bodies are covered with feathers, shells and perls. Among the undulations, a seated figure with crossed legs and Mayan appearance is depicted.

More explanantions, on the respective photo pages.

 

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Xochicalco

The most important center in Central Mexico, between 700 - 900 A.D. Its name means "in the house of the flowers".


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