Chichen Itza

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Mark Cartwright
by Dennis Jarvis
published on 18 September 2014
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The Castillo pyramid at the Maya (and possibly later Toltec) centre of Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. The pyramid was a temple built in honour of the Maya feathered-serpent god Kukulkan.

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Jarvis, D. (2014, September 18). Chichen Itza. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Chichen Itza." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 18, 2014.

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Chichen Itza." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Sep 2014. Web. 12 Jul 2024.