Sun Stone (detail)


Sun Stone (detail)

The Sun Stone (or The Calendar Stone), Aztec, reign of Moctezuma II (1502-20), discovered in 1790 at the southeastern edge of the Plaza Mayor (Zocalo) in Mexico City, stone (unfinished), 358 cm diameter x 98 cm depth (Museo Nacional de Antropología)

Cite this page as: Dr. Naraelle Hohensee, "Sun Stone (detail)," in Smarthistory, December 17, 2015, accessed July 21, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/the-sun-stone-the-calendar-stone-aztec/sun-stone/.