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Copan Site Plan
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Copan Site Plan

A reconstructed site plan of the Classic Maya centre of Copán in modern Honduras.
The Caracol, Chichen Itza
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The Caracol, Chichen Itza

The Caracol or Observatory of Chichen Itza, Mexico. Constructed prior to 800 CE, this Maya building was used as an astronomical observatory, especially of Venus.
Tikal Map
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Tikal Map

A map of the principal monuments of Tikal, Guatemala. The Maya city flourished between 300 and 850 CE.
Nunnery Quadrangle, Uxmal
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Nunnery Quadrangle, Uxmal

The complex known as the Nunnery, Uxmal, Mexico. The Maya building was constructed in the 9th century CE and its purpose is unknown.
Reconstruction of Nohoch Mul Pyramid
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Reconstruction of Nohoch Mul Pyramid

A digital reconstruction of Ixmoja, the tallest pyramid in the Nohoch Mul pyramid complex. From the Maya city of Coba, near modern day Tulum, Mexico. Made by NeoMam Studios and THISISRENDER in collaboration with Expedia. (Republished with...
North Acropolis, Tikal
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North Acropolis, Tikal

The North Acropolis of Tikal, Guatemala. The Maya city flourished between 300 and 850 CE but the acropolis was first built c. 250 BCE with many additions being made to it over the centuries. A total of 12 temples were built and used to bury...
Temple II, Tikal
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Temple II, Tikal

Temple II, Tikal, Guatemala. The temple was used as a tomb, probably for the queen of Maya ruler Jasaw Chan K'awiil (r. 682-734 CE), although, no remains have been discovered. The temple is 42 metres high and faces the larger temple-pyramid...
Pyramid of the Magician, Uxmal
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Pyramid of the Magician, Uxmal

The Pyramid of the Magician, Uxmal, Mexico. The Maya temple was first built in the 6th century CE with additions made up to the 10th century CE.
House of the Pigeons, Uxmal
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House of the Pigeons, Uxmal

The House of the Pigeons at Uxmal, Mexico. This Maya building is so named because the intricate facade with many apertures resembles a dovecote. It was constructed c. 900 CE.
Rosalila Temple, Copan
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Rosalila Temple, Copan

A reconstruction of the Maya temple known as the Rosalila, excavated from within Structure 16 at Copan. c. 8th century CE.