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The Temple of the Warriors also known as Templo de los Guerreros was supposedly built by the Itza civilization between the tenth and the twelfth century in the ancient city of Chichen Itza Mexico See figure 1 Chichen Itza is located in the Mexican lowlands The Itza supposedly occupied Chichen Itza at two different times the first being from 495 AD to 692 AD and the second being from 948 AD to 1204 AD The temple was built in the second occupation of Chichen Itza Vargas 1 Tula the ancient capital of the Toltecs gave most of the influence in architecture to the Itzas The Temple of the Warriors is located on the east side of the ancient city near the Court of a Thousand Columns See figure 2 The temple was primarily used for sacrificial purposes and ceremonies were conducted to please the gods that they worshipped Located directly inside of the temple is another temple known as the Buried Temple The Temple of the Warriors was built directly over the top of the pre-existing oneIn 1925 the Carnegie Institute discovered the Temple of the Warriors in the ancient ruin city of Chichen Itza Ann Axtell Morris was one of the archeologists that took on the task of unearthing the Temple of the Warriors In her book Digging in the Yucatan she describes the pain staking process of bringing the building back to the original state Digging in the Yucatan is basically a primary source based off of archeological studies done during the time Morris was in Chichen Itza In her book Morris describes the artifacts pulled from the ruined structure the rebuilding of the structure and the contributions of the excavation that she did on the Temple of the Warriors This book was published in 1931 which means that the book was published before any more analysis could be done on the temples inscriptions or hieroglyphics Morris book allowed a first hand
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