Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco

Server Costs Fundraiser 2024

Help our mission to provide free history education to the world! Please donate and contribute to covering our server costs in 2024. With your support, millions of people learn about history entirely for free every month.
$2758 / $18000

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Rodolfo Araiza G.
published on 02 July 2014
Pyramid  of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco Download Full Size Image

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.

Remove Ads
Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

G., R. A. (2014, July 02). Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2738/pyramid--of-the-feathered-serpent-xochicalco/

Chicago Style

G., Rodolfo Araiza. "Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 02, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2738/pyramid--of-the-feathered-serpent-xochicalco/.

MLA Style

G., Rodolfo Araiza. "Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Jul 2014. Web. 18 Jul 2024.

Membership