The Ossuary Pyramid, with four stairways on each side, edges sculpted in the form of a serpent with its head resting on the ground at the base of the building, 800-900 AD, Toltec Architecture, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. This pyramid was probably used for the cremations. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Ossuary Pyramid, with four stairways on each side, edges sculpted in the form of a serpent with its head resting on the ground at the base of the building, 800-900 AD, Toltec Architecture, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. This pyramid was probably used for the cremations. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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