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Discovered in 1790 near the Great Aztec Temple in Mexico City, the four- metre-
wide disc is less a true calendar than a monumental vision of Aztec creations
carved in stone. At the centre is the face of the sun god Tonatiuh, flanked by two ...
MEXICA GENESIS A Stele representing the sun and the moon. ▻ Shied Jaguar
stands here with a torch whilst his wife, Lady Xoc, draws a rope through her
tongue as a blood sacrifice. H XIPE TOTEC ONE OF THE MOST DRAMATIC
H THE GREAT TEMPLE THE MEXICA expressed their imperial destiny by
building the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan, in what is today Mexico City. All
Mesoamerican temples were god-houses, teocalli, and embodied the cosmic
essence of the ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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