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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 Itz (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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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2008 for the course ARCH 350 taught by Professor Iarocci during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.
- Fall '08