Tecoaque

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Tecoaque, western Tlaxcala state.

Tecoaque is a Mesoamerican archaeological site, located in western Tlaxcala state, central Mexico. The site is believed to have been created by the Texcocan culture.

Site Description[edit]

Tecoaque includes a prominent circular structure dedicated to Ehecatl.[1] Parts of this primary three-tiered structure were restored in 1992, which has an eastern facing stairway. Nearby archaeological features include residential structures and an important rectangular plaza.[2]

World Heritage status[edit]

This site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on December 6, 2004 in the Cultural category.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kelly, Jerry (2001) p 135
  2. ^ espanol
  3. ^ Tecoaque - UNESCO World Heritage Centre; Retrieved 2009-03-02.

References[edit]

  • Kelly, Jerry (2001), An archaeological guide to central and southern Mexico, University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 0-8061-3344-9

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 19°27′10″N 98°38′00″W / 19.4528°N 98.6333°W / 19.4528; -98.6333