polis: Landscape Morphology in Mexico City - "The colonial center (above) was built on the foundations of Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire. The old city was on an island in Lake Texcoco. The lake was drained to prevent flooding as the city expanded."

polis: Landscape Morphology in Mexico City - "The colonial center (above) was built on the foundations of Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire. The old city was on an island in Lake Texcoco. The lake was drained to prevent flooding as the city expanded."

Tenochtitlan and the cathedral in Mexico City

Moctezuma's Mexico City: A sinking colonial capital haunted by its Aztec ghosts

La Catedral, Mexico City (The Metropolitan Cathedral). Built on top of Tenochtitlan's Temples. Historical take of the Catholic Religion over the Aztecs.

La Catedral, Mexico City (The Metropolitan Cathedral). Built on top of Tenochtitlan's Temples. Historical take of the Catholic Religion over the Aztecs.

Founded in 1325AD, Tenochtitlan: ancient capital of the Aztecs

Founded in 1325AD, Tenochtitlan: ancient capital of the Aztecs


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Digital reconstruction of Tenochtitlan and its surroundings. Reconstrucción digital de Tenochtitlán y sus alrededores.

Digital reconstruction of Tenochtitlan and its surroundings. Reconstrucción digital de Tenochtitlán y sus alrededores.

"Southern Cotton" This is an old photograph postcard depicting a young African American lady posing by a large pile of cotton. There is nothing to identify this young lady or to identify exactly when or where the photograph was taken.

"Southern Cotton" This is an old photograph postcard depicting a young African American lady posing by a large pile of cotton. There is nothing to identify this young lady or to identify exactly when or where the photograph was taken.

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Lieutenant Tovolzhansky wipes his boots with Nazi flag at ACS ICS-152 “Deerslayer” on the street of Breslau, 1945.

Lieutenant Tovolzhansky wipes his boots with Nazi flag at ACS ICS-152 “Deerslayer” on the street of Breslau, 1945.

Temple of Hathor of the Dendera Temple complex, near Dendera, Egypt.  It is one of the best-preserved temple complexes in Egypt.  by off2africa

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Templo Mayor at Tenochtitlan, the former site of human sacrifice by the Aztecs.

Templo Mayor at Tenochtitlan, the former site of human sacrifice by the Aztecs.

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