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Teotihuacán de Arista in Municipality of Teotihuacán, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Plaza C of the Avenue of the Dead Complex

 
 
Plaza C of the Avenue of the Dead Complex Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 2, 2017
1. Plaza C of the Avenue of the Dead Complex Marker
Inscription.
Plaza C del Complejo Calle de los Muertos
Esta es la plaza más grande del Complejo Calle de los Muertos, con una superficie de 7,595.22 m2 se localiza en el extremo sur del complejo. En su zona central cuenta con un basamento en cuya cúspide debió existir un templo, los que permite asignar a este espacio funciones ceremoniales. La sociedad teotihuacana contó con una poderosa clase social dedicada al culto religioso, lo que ha llevado a los arqueólogos a proponer que el gobierno debió integrarse por una clase politica con funciones religiosas.

Pie de dibujos:
Sacerdotes en una escena ritual (Imagen: Navarrete, Dávalos. 2000. Cautivos en el Altiplano. FCE. México)

Vasija con Sacerdote que ofrenda un corazón

English:
Plaza C of the Avenue of the Dead Complex
This is the Avenue of the Dead Complex's largest plaza, with a surface that measures 7,595.22 square meters. It is located on the southern end of the complex. In the middle, we find a base and undoubtedly, there was a temple on top of it, which indicates that this area was used for ceremonies. The Teotihuacan society had a powerful social class dedicated to religious worship, and this has led archaeologists to propose that the government was composed of a political class with religious
Plaza C of the Avenue of the Dead Complex Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 2, 2017
2. Plaza C of the Avenue of the Dead Complex Marker
The marker is just south of the base mentioned in the marker text, in the center of Plaza C at Teotihuacan.
functions.

Caption translation:
Priests in a ritual scene (Image: Navarrete, Dávalos. 2000. Cautivos en el Altiplano. FCE. México)

Vessil with an image of a Priest with a heart offering
 
Erected by Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH).
 
Location. 19° 41.235′ N, 98° 50.853′ W. Marker is in Teotihuacán de Arista, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of Teotihuacán. Marker can be reached from Calle Paloma just west of Calle Tuxpan. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Teotihuacán de Arista, Estado de Mexico 55880, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Avenue of the Dead Complex (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza B of the Avenue of the Dead Complex (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); West Plaza Complex (about 120 meters away); Jaguar and Serpent Heads (about 120 meters away); Northwest San Juan River Complex (about 150 meters away); Plaza A of the Avenue of the Dead Complex (about 210 meters away); Teotihuacan (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Teotihuacan After Its Abandonment (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Teotihuacán de Arista.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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