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3rd Pyramid Found Inside Pyramid of Kukulkan at Chichen Itza

A team of Archaeologists has recently found a 3rd pyramid structure inside the pyramid of Kukulkan using 3D technology scanning techniques.

The team has revealed a ‘nesting dolls’ structured theme inside this great pyramid possibly built prior to 400-500AD. The pyramid of Kukullkan is the largest structure at the Chichen Itza site in Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula.

Chichen Itza  was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya people of the Terminal Classic period. The archaeological site is located in Tinúm Municipality, Yucatán State, Mexico.

Chichen Itza was a major focal point in the Northern Maya Lowlands from the Late Classic (c. AD 600–900) through the Terminal Classic (c. AD 800–900) and into the early portion of the Postclassic period (c. AD 900–1200). The site exhibits a multitude of architectural styles, reminiscent of styles seen in central Mexico and of the Puuc and Chenes styles of the Northern Maya lowlands. The presence of central Mexican styles was once thought to have been representative of direct migration or even conquest from central Mexico, but most contemporary interpretations view the presence of these non-Maya styles more as the result of cultural diffusion.

Chichen Itza was one of the largest Maya cities and it was likely to have been one of the mythical great cities, or Tollans, referred to in later Mesoamerican literature. The city may have had the most diverse population in the Maya world, a factor that could have contributed to the variety of architectural styles at the site.

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