113125.  Olmec city of Laguna de los Cerros covered by pastureland.  The city illustrate s the building plan of the Olmec, among the first Americans to design ritual ce nters and raise pyramids.  Here two earthen pyramids 260 feet apart align on a north-south axis.  Walls enclose the intervening plaza.  Platforms, tombs, and a ball court may also be concealed at this site.

Picture Id: 113125

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Description:

Olmec city of Laguna de los Cerros covered by pastureland. The city illustrate s the building plan of the Olmec, among the first Americans to design ritual ce nters and raise pyramids. Here two earthen pyramids 260 feet apart align on a north-south axis. Walls enclose the intervening plaza. Platforms, tombs, and a ball court may also be concealed at this site.

Keywords:

RUINS AND REMAINS, AERIAL VIEWS, LAGUNA DE LOS CERROS, ARCHEOLOGICAL RESEARCH, OLMEC PRE COLUMBIAN ARCHITECTURE AND ART

Location:

LAGUNA DE LOS CERROS, VERACRUZ STATE, MEXICO.

Photographer:

KENNETH GARRETT/National Geographic Creative
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