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Temple I, Tikal


Mark Cartwright
by Dave Jimison
published on 05 October 2014
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Temple I, Tikal, Gautemala. The temple was used as the tomb of Maya ruler Jasaw Chan K'awiil (r. 682-734 CE). The structure is 50 metres high and the steps climbing to the top are set at an angle of over 70 degrees.

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Jimison, D. (2014, October 05). Temple I, Tikal. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Jimison, Dave. "Temple I, Tikal." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 05, 2014.

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Jimison, Dave. "Temple I, Tikal." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Oct 2014. Web. 28 Feb 2021.

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