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Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent.
7th-9th c Pre-Columbian: Mesoamerican Olmec (Classic) Architecture

OLMECA XICALANCA Anonymous (active )
7th-9th c
Olmec (Classic)
Xochicalco. Morelos. Mexico.
The tablero of the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent contains no niches or recessed panels but is surmounted by a flaring cornice, typical of El Tajin. The talud is carved in reliefs depicting feathered serpents with undulating bodies that wind between Maya-like figures that some consider Chontal.

Caption: OLMECA XICALANCA | Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent. | 600-900 | Pre-Columbian: Mesoamerican | Olmec Classic

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