Monumento de la Fundación de México-Tenochtitlan

Mexico City, Mexico

Monumento de la Fundación de México-Tenochtitlan

The Monumento de la Fundación de México-Tenochtitlan is installed near the government offices in the historic center of Mexico City, Mexico. The monument, designed by Carlos Marquina, was dedicated in 1970. Part of the sculpture depicts an eagle atop a cactus, eating a snake, similar to the imagery on the flag of Mexico.