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Tenochtitlan

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Ryan Taylor

on 24 May 2013

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Layout Tenochtitlan By Bec, Eamon Sarah and Ryan Typical Housing A typical house in Tenochtitlan had rooms for cooking, sleeping, eating, and storage. The walls were simply made of stone and clay and roofs were made from wooden beams and poles. The majority of buildings in Tenochtitlan were whitewashed and provided a stark setting for the pyramids that dotted the city. 1325-1521 General Info Tenochtitlan was one of the largest cities of its time period with a huge population of 200 thousand people! The city had lots of pyramids and temples which were used for human sacrifice. Tenochtitlan had racks of skulls of these sacrifices on the outskirts of the city. It was established in 1325 and defeated in 1521. Interestingly, present Mexico City was built on top of the remains of the city. Draw Tenochtitlan We have told you everything about the city. Now you have to draw it! The most ACCURATE drawing will get a reward. You don't have to be artistic, just accurate. This will be a birds eye view picture. Some Good Sites to Use https://www.courses.psu.edu/anth/anth008_cmg149/aten.html

http://www.tenochtitlanfacts.com/

http://archaeology.about.com/cs/latinamerica/a/tenochtitlan.htm Not only did Tenochtitlan have a big poulation, it was also built on water. This meant it had to be arranged differently than the other Aztec cities. It had a big, open area in the middle of the town. This area had a huge pyramid that they used for human sacrifice with smaller pyramids dotted around it. Around this area, was some of the bigger houses that were for the richer people, and then behind those were heaps of smaller houses. As the city was on water, it had canals running through it. Towards the edge of the city there were farms.
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