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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.
Temple of Las Vasijas at Chacchoben
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Temple of Las Vasijas at Chacchoben

Temple of Las Vasijas ("the vessels") at Maya site of Chacchoben c. 700 CE.
Temple 1 at Chacchoben
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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.
Temple of the Vessels, Chacchoben
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Temple of the Vessels, Chacchoben

The Temple of the Vessels (Templo de Las Vasijas) at Maya city of Chacchoben, c. 700 CE. Bowls, pitchers, plates and other items used for religious rituals were kept here.
The Temple of the Vessels, Chacchoben
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The Temple of the Vessels, Chacchoben

The Temple of the Vessels (Templo de Las Vasijas) at Maya city of Chacchoben, c. 700 CE. Located on the sacred plateau of the Gran Basamento, this temple housed the various goods needed for sacrifice and offerings at the nearby Temple 1.
Altar in Temple of the Ways Chacchoben
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Altar in Temple of the Ways Chacchoben

Temple of the Ways, Maya city of Chacchoben, c. 700 CE. The altar, in the center of the temple, purposefully resembles a mouth and received sacrificial offerings. This temple continued to be used as a place of worship for centuries after...
Detail of Altar Temple of Ways Chacchoben
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Detail of Altar Temple of Ways Chacchoben

Detail of the sacrificial altar at the Temple of the Ways, Maya city of Chacchoben, c. 700 CE.
Maya Ruins, Tulum - 3D View
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Maya Ruins, Tulum - 3D View

Tulum is the site of a pre-Columbian Mayan walled city serving as a major port for Cobá. The ruins are situated on 12-meter (39 ft) tall cliffs along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo...
Temple I, Tikal (Guatemala) - 3D View
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Temple I, Tikal (Guatemala) - 3D View

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.
Ball Court, Copan
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Ball Court, Copan

The ball court of the Mayan city of Copan. The game was popular across Mesoamerica and the objective was to put a rubber ball through a hoop placed on the side walls.