Death Complex. From excavations in 1917 in the Pyramid of the Sun, these two bands knotted sculptures denote a mooring for death or for sacrifice; both are of Teotihuacan manufacturing.

Death Complex. From excavations in 1917 in the Pyramid of the Sun, these two bands knotted sculptures denote a mooring for death or for sacrifice; both are of Teotihuacan manufacturing.

  Detail of the pyramid   of the Feathered Serpent  , showing the alternating "Tlaloc" (left) and feathered serpent (right) heads. Note the long undulating feathered serpents in profile under the heads.

Detail of the pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, showing the alternating "Tlaloc" (left) and feathered serpent (right) heads. Note the long undulating feathered serpents in profile under the heads.

  Under each row of heads are   bas-reliefs   of the full feathered serpent, in profile, also associated with water symbols.

Under each row of heads are bas-reliefs of the full feathered serpent, in profile, also associated with water symbols.

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 Detail of the pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, showing the alternating "Tlaloc" (left) and feathered serpent (right) heads. Note the long undulating feathered serpents in profile under the heads.

Detail of the pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, showing the alternating "Tlaloc" (left) and feathered serpent (right) heads. Note the long undulating feathered serpents in profile under the heads.

  Overview of the murals from the compound of Tepantitla, Teotihuacan.

Overview of the murals from the compound of Tepantitla, Teotihuacan.

 The braziers, presented in rituals and death ceremonies, were removed from their various applications moulded and placed in different orientations cadaver around the time of burial.

The braziers, presented in rituals and death ceremonies, were removed from their various applications moulded and placed in different orientations cadaver around the time of burial.

  Mural Tlalocan (Great Goddess of Teotihuacan) from the   compound of Tepantitla.

Mural Tlalocan (Great Goddess of Teotihuacan) from the compound of Tepantitla.

 The room with the frescos from Tetitla, Atetelco and Tepantitla, compounds around the center of Teotihuacan. In the middle the sculpture of the fire god Huehueteotl.

The room with the frescos from Tetitla, Atetelco and Tepantitla, compounds around the center of Teotihuacan. In the middle the sculpture of the fire god Huehueteotl.

 The sculpture of the fire god Huehueteotl, with wrinkled face and toothless, hunchbacked in a sitting position.

The sculpture of the fire god Huehueteotl, with wrinkled face and toothless, hunchbacked in a sitting position.

 Portico 1 of Atetelco, Teotihuacan. This is a reproduction of the portico 1 of the residential zone, whose symbolic content in full referred us to an issue of military character.

Portico 1 of Atetelco, Teotihuacan. This is a reproduction of the portico 1 of the residential zone, whose symbolic content in full referred us to an issue of military character.

 Reproduction of Stele 31 of Tikal, which reveals that the area of Teotihuacan had contact with Mayas during the Early Classic ( 250-650 bC ).

Reproduction of Stele 31 of Tikal, which reveals that the area of Teotihuacan had contact with Mayas during the Early Classic ( 250-650 bC ).

 This figure shows the contact with the area of Oaxaca. The neighbourhood Qoaxaqueno Tlailotlacan in Teotihuacan, evidence for the presence of ethnic groups from Zapotec, mainly devoted to trade, to the extraction and production of mica stucco.

This figure shows the contact with the area of Oaxaca. The neighbourhood Qoaxaqueno Tlailotlacan in Teotihuacan, evidence for the presence of ethnic groups from Zapotec, mainly devoted to trade, to the extraction and production of mica stucco.

 Tlaloc was an important deity in Aztec religion; a god of rain, fertility, and water. 

Tlaloc was an important deity in Aztec religion; a god of rain, fertility, and water. 

 Braziers. Within the city found a variety of workshops , one of them dedicated to specialised shaped braziers and its various production applications.

Braziers. Within the city found a variety of workshops , one of them dedicated to specialised shaped braziers and its various production applications.