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La Herradura Archaeological Site

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Another archaeological site you should know is La Herradura, which has been recently explored and is said to be the heir to the Teotihuacan-Acolhua culture before being inhabited in Tlaxcala northwest region.

When going over the area you’ll notice why it was important for the Valley of Mexico basin inhabitants and other prehispanic groups: it was a commercial exchange purposes transit area for going to the Gulf and southern Mesoamerica. Remains of the Teotihuacan culture Classic period have also been found.

It’s known that it occupied around 50 hectares in which four structures oriented to the corresponding cardinal points with staggered accesses have been explored.

The archaeological site is between Ocampo St and periférico Emilia Sánchez Piedras. The findings include pyramidal platforms, various residential areas and other elements of common use.
Another archaeological site you should know is La Herradura, which has been recently explored and is said to be the heir to the Teotihuacan-Acolhua culture before being inhabited in Tlaxcala northwest region.

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When going over the area you’ll notice why it was important for the Valley of Mexico basin inhabitants and other prehispanic groups: it was a commercial exchange purposes transit area for going to the Gulf and southern Mesoamerica. Remains of the Teotihuacan culture Classic period have also been found.

It’s known that it occupied around 50 hectares in which four structures oriented to the corresponding cardinal points with staggered accesses have been explored.

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