Temple 1 at Chacchoben

Illustration

Joshua J. Mark
by Betsy Mark
published on 29 January 2019
Temple 1 at Chacchoben

Structure known as Temple 1 at Maya site of Chacchoben c. 700 CE. The temple is astronomically aligned to focus the first rays of dawn on the summer solstice down onto an area where once a statue or stele would have stood.

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Mark, B. (2019, January 29). Temple 1 at Chacchoben. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9948/

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Mark, Betsy. "Temple 1 at Chacchoben." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 29, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9948/.

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Mark, Betsy. "Temple 1 at Chacchoben." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Jan 2019. Web. 16 Jul 2019.

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