Photographer's Note

This is maybe not the most spectacular picture but to be complete about Teotihuacan, I wanted to show you the 3rd pyramid too.
This is the remains of the Pyramid of the powerful god Quetzalcoatl, the Plumed Serpent. Teotihuacán was destroyed by fire in the 7th century, but the worship of Quetzalcoatl was subsequently adopted by the Toltecs, who settled in central Mexico in the 10th century and established their capital at Tula. Their Aztec conquerors were, in turn, heirs to the cult of the Plumed Serpent.

You can see here the differents Plumed Serpent in the pyramid which was in restoration and not with the best light.

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Additional Photos by Fred LION (Rockyboy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2427 W: 596 N: 3362] (20598)
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