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Snake wall, Templo Mayor

Aztec Templo Mayor snake wall

Courtesy of the Werner-Forman Archive

View of sculpted snake forming part of a “snake wall”, Templo Mayor, Tenochtitlan (Mexico City). The city was founded in 1325 C.E. Photo taken soon after the original excavations in 1983. Credit: N.J. Saunders

The Werner-Forman Archive