Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Templo Mayor

Accession Number: 
170493
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module FOUR--6,080 images
Type of View: 
generalView
View Title: 
Ruins of the Templo Mayor with a reproduction of Coyolxauhqui
Date of View: 
8/15/1998
Image description: 
The discovery of the stone sculpture of the moon goddess Coyolxauhqui and the subsequent Proyecto Templo Mayor (1978-1982), when the main temple of Tenochtitl┬┐n was excavated, transformed archaeological knowledge of the Aztecs by offering an unprecedented view of remains at the very centre of the city.
Image Rights: 
┬┐ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module FOUR
Culture: 
Aztec
Culture: 
Mesoamerican
Subject: 
Mexico History
Subject: 
archaeology
Work Types: 
Architecture; religious structures; temples
Work Types: 
complexes; sites (locations); archaeological sites; excavations (sites)
Preferred Title: 
Templo Mayor
Agent Display: 
unknown (Mesoamerican)
Date: 
excavated 1978-1982 (other)
Materials: 
stone
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Alternate Title: 
Great Temple
Locations: 
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Postclassic
Style/Period: 
Aztec
Classification: 
Sculpture
Classification: 
Architecture