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" Betancourt, at sixty-five; and Clavigero, at sixty-one. Bernal Diaz del Castillo, a common soldier in the army of Cortez, amused himself by counting the steps of the staircases, which led to the platform of the teocallis: he found one hundred and fourteen... "
Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the American ... - Page 258
by American Antiquarian Society - 1820
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Transactions and Collections of the American Antiquarian Society, Volume 1

American Antiquarian Society - Mammoth Cave (Ky.) - 1820 - 436 pages
...prej«nt fined slate, fom a drawing by Humboldi. 33 \ 258 ocean. A few plants of the agave and dracjena rise on the foreground, and at a distance the summit...also a considerable difference in the proportions bctweea the base and the height in these various monuments ; in the three great pyramids of Geeza,...
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The Christian Review, Volume 4

Baptists - 1839
...comparing the dimensions of the House of the Sun, in Peru, with those of the pyramid of Cho In la, we see that the people who constructed these remarkable...monuments intended to give them the same height, but with a basis of length in proportion of one to two. The pyramid of Cholula is built of unburnt brick, alternating...
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The natural history of society in the barbarous and civilized state

William Cooke Taylor - 1840
...little more than that of Mycerinus.* On comparing the dimensions of the House of the Sun, in Peru, with those of the pyramid of Cholula, we see that...monuments intended to give them the same height, but with a basis of length in proportion of one to two. The pyramid of Cholula is built of unburnt brick alternating...
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Ruins of Sacred and Historic Lands

Antiquities - 1850 - 392 pages
...storys are not very distinct, it is difficult to ascertain their primitive direction. This pyramidal monument has a broader basis than that of any other...the base and the height in these various monuments. The pyramid of Cholula is built with unbaked bricks, alternating with layers of clay. I have been assured...
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Ruins of sacred and historic lands. Babylon, Nineveh &c

Ruins - 1852
...storys are not very distinct, it is difficult to ascertain their primitive direction. This pyramidal monument has a broader basis than that of any other...the base and the height in these various monuments. The pyramid of Cholula is built with unbaked bricks, alternating with layers of clay. I have been assured...
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Fugitive Essays, Upon Interesting and Useful Subjects, Relating to the Early ...

Charles Whittlesey - Geology - 1852 - 397 pages
...very little more than that of Mycerinns. On comparing the dimensions of the house of the Sun, in Peru, with those of the pyramid of Cholula, we see that...intended to give them the same height, but with bases of length in proportion of one to two. The pyramid of Cholula is built of unbornt bricks, alternating...
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Fugitive Essays, Upon Interesting and Useful Subjects, Relating to the Early ...

Charles Whittlesey - Geology - 1852 - 397 pages
...Tery little more than that of Myceriims. On comparing the dimensions of the house of the Sun, in Peru, with those of the pyramid of Cholula, we see that...intended to give them the same height, but with bases of length in proportion of one to two. The pyramid of Cholula is built of unburnt bricks, alternating...
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