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Pyramid of Kukulkan / El Castillo (Reconstruction) - Chichén-Itzá, Mexico


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Ancient Ruins, a dedicated sub-collection by MiniWorld3D about past civilizations, presents: Mesoamerica.

This version of the pyramid is a hypothetical reconstruction. Another version showing its actual state (ruins) is also available.

    One of the New 7 Wonders of the World and one of Mexico's most recognizable landmarks, the Pyramid of Kukulkan / El Castillo is the main attraction of the ancient Mayan city of Chichén-Itzá and its archeological site.

    It is located in the Yucatán state and peninsula, in southeastern Mexico. El Castillo ("the Castle" in Spanish) is the "nickname" given to the pyramid by the Spanish settlers and local people, after the original dedication to the Mayan God Kukulkan was forgotten.

    Kukulkan was one of the most important gods of all Prehispanic cultures, equivalent to Quetzalcoatl in central Mexico. He was the feathered serpent and god of arts and wisdom.

    The architectural style of this pyramid and all of Chichén-Itzá is of striking Toltec influence, so it looks different from other Mayan sites like Uxmal or Tikal. It has 4 staircases with 365 steps each, one for each day of the year. Every detail in this pyramid is by design and intentionally full of astronomical, religious, and philosophical significance. 

    This model was originally created by Artemio García from MiniWorld3D. Makerwiz is the Authorized Maker of 3D prints designed by MiniWorld3D.

    The size of this model is ~210 x 201 x 87 mm. The material is PLA. The resolution is 0.2mm layer height. The infill is 15%.

    Our 3D print featured in the product photos was printed using Matte Grey PLA (from D3D), but we have over 60 vibrant colours available to choose from!

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