1855 Wood Engraving Cholula Pyramid Mexico Tlachihualtepetl Archaeology XGMA5


This is an original 1855 black and white in-text wood engraving of the Great Pyramid of Cholula, also referred to as Tlachihualtepetl in Mexico. This pyramid measures 1,300 by 1,300 feet. The first archaeological study of this ancient pyramid occurred in 1881, when Swiss archaeologist Adolph Bandelier took an interest in the site. Various burials were found surrounding the pyramid. Further excavations were performed here at later dates.


This 156+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. Moderate wrinkling. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3 x 2.5 inches; 8 x 6 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Archaeological