5 Publications


The Teotihuacan dossier is the result of the International Symposium “Rituels et pouvoirs à Teotihuacan” held on October 8 and 9, 2009 on the occasion of the exhibition “Teotihuacan, cité des dieux” which took place at the musée du quai Branly between October 6, 2009 and January 24, 2010 (http://www.quaibranly.fr/fr/recherche-scientifique/activites/colloques-et-enseignements/colloques/details-de-levenement/e/rituels-et-pouvoirs-a-teotihuacan-33433/).

coordinated by Gregory Pereira

Prólogo sección especial “Ritual y poder en Teotihuacan”

Sitio único y a la vez emblemático del Clásico mesoamericano, Teotihuacan fue, desde muy temprano, considerada como una ciudad donde los vínculos entre el poder político y religioso fueron estrechos. Si bien, la idea según la cual Teotihuacan fue una...

Grégory Pereira
Apr 2021

The Regalia of Sacred War: costume and militarism at Teotihuacan

Throughout Mesoamerica costume and clothing formed an important part of marking identity. At the Classic Period site of Teotihuacan, Mexico, this was further reinforced through artistic representations that submerge the body beneath elaborate costume elements marking an individual’s identity whether...

Claudia García-Des Lauriers
Sep 2017

Beyond rain and storm: Tlaloc and his relationship with warfare, earth and territory in Teotihuacan

This article offers a series of reflections on the iconographic relations between the Tlaloc of Teotihuacan and the politico-military sphere of the city. In particular, it considers the explanations for the presence of Tlaloc iconography alongside the warriors and representatives...

Aurélie Couvreur
Sep 2017

Auto-sacrifice at Teotihuacan

Bloodletting, together with a variable amount of pain, was probably common practice in most of Mesoamerica, well before the beginnings of Teotihuacan. A mural painting from Tlacuilapaxco shows priests presenting or offering maguey spines planted into a thick layer of...

Claude-François Baudez †
Sep 2017

Economía y ritual en Teotihuacan y su órbita

During Teotihuacan’s apogee, the city served as a hub for the grandest rituals and most robust economic system in Mesoamerica. Tens of thousands of individuals gathered regularly for religious spectacles designed to sustain the cosmos and time itself. They also...

David M. Carballo
Sep 2017