Unformatted text preview: oldest pyramid - moon. Sun temple was larger. Moon – primary function was public participation. Temple of Quetzalcoatl (Feathered Serpent) – ceremonial center – large open plaza – administrative center. Could accommodate upwards of 60 000 people. Open air public plazas. Possibly political center. Figures with exaggerated features, animalistic creatures. Seen as symbols of regeneration. Chichen Itzå (Yucatan), Mexico, ca AD 1000-1200 – Yucatan peninsula Second largest city in mezzo America. Castillo, Ball-Court, Mercado – space used for sport participation. Specifically for a sport related activity....
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