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MEXICO

 

México Distrito Federal

 

 

Distrito Federal-- Mexico D.F.

 

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<arc492> -- Toy dogs on wheels (Natl. Museum, México D.F.)

 

 

 

<arc276> --  El Templo Mayor, Chac Mool (1981)(= Clive Ruggles, Univ of Leicester, MA)

 

 

<arc277> --  El Templo mayor, Skull rack (1981) (= Clive Ruggles, Univ of Leicester, MA)

 

 

<arc278> --  El Templo Mayor, Serpent head (1981) (= Clive Ruggles, Univ of Leicester, MA)

 

 

<Fig. 5> --  The 260-day period of the Aztec year, or “tonalpohualli.”  Twenty days on wheel at right intermesh with numbers 1-13 on left wheel, in a true gear system (redrawn & modified from Coe 1994).

 

 

<Fig. 168> -- Sculpture of the Toltec god Quetzalcoatl in the National Museum of Mexico, dated 1000 AD or earlier (Simoni-Abbat 1976).