Mexico, Uxmal, Pyramid of the Magician

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Wim de Vries on June 7, 2007

The Adivino or Pyramid of the Magician, a fine pyramid temple unusual in several ways. The layers of the step pyramid are oval, rather than the usual rectangular or square shape. It was a common practice in Mesoamerica to build new temple pyramids atop older ones, but here a newer pyramid was built centered slightly to the east of the older pyramid, so that on the west side the temple atop the old pyramid is preserved, with the newer temple above it.

domiberlino on February 13, 2009

Hi Wim,

du bist ja ein richtiger Weltenbummler, eine schöne Gallerie hast du, mir gefällt besonders die vielfälltigkeit deiner Bilder...

Viele Grüsse, Domi

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