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El Tajín

(ĕl tähēn`), ruins, Veracruz state, E central Mexico, representing the remains of a pre-Columbian city-state that flourished in A.D. 100–1200. The site was associated with an ethnic group called the Totonac, and its growth was at first tied with the expansion of TeotihuacánTeotihuacán
, ancient commercial and religious center in the central valley of Mexico, c.30 mi (48 km) NE of Mexico City. Once thought to be the great religious center of the Toltec, it is now held to be the relic of an earlier civilization.
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 in the Valley of Mexico. Following the decline of the latter after A.D. 700, El Tajín grew in importance. The most impressive relic is the spectacular Pyramid of the Niches (c.600–900 A.D.), which contains 365 niches.
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Mexico has about 1,000 voladores, including 50 women, according to a cultural centre presenting Totonac traditions in Takilhsukut Park near El Tajin archaeological site.
Memory Traces explores this specific theme by targeting five Mesoamerican archaeological sites: Teotihuacan, El Tajin, Tula, Chichen Itza, and Tonina (all located in Mexico).
Se trata de los sitios ciudad prehispanica de Palenque, Chiapas; la ciudad prehispanica de Teotihuacan, estado de Mexico; la zona arqueologica de Monte Alban, Oaxaca; la ciudad prehispanica de Chichen Itza, Yucatan; la ciudad prehispanica de El Tajin, Veracruz; la ciudad precolombina de Uxmal y sus tres pueblos: Kabah, Labna y Sayil, en Yucatan; la zona arqueologica de Paquime, Chihuahua; la zona de monumentos arqueologicos de Xochicalco, Morelos; y la antigua ciudad Maya de Calakmul, Campeche.
From the start, these studies have included educational components--for example, the development of the webquest Acid Thunder: Saving El Tajin from Acid Rain (https:// pantherfile.uwm.edu/kahl/www/WebQuests/Tajin), an interdisciplinary educational activity for middle and high-school students (Kahl and Berg 2006).