Maya Architecture Timeline

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  • c. 580 CE - c. 800 CE
    Maya Yaxchilan flourishes.
  • c. 682 CE
    The Temple of the Inscriptions is completed at Palenque and is to be used as the tomb of Pakal the Great.
  • 692 CE
    The Group of the Cross temples at Palenque are dedicated to various Maya gods.
  • c. 721 CE
    Construction of the tower and northern buildings of the Palace of Palenque.
  • c. 727 CE
    Temple I at Tikal is completed and will be used as the tomb of ruler Jasaw Chan K'awiil.
  • c. 800 CE - c. 1000 CE
    First monumental building phase at Chichen Itza.
  • c. 800 CE
    The Pyramid of the Niches is completed at El Tajin.
  • c. 900 CE
    Many of the greatest buildings at Uxmal are constructed, including the Nunnery Quadrangle.
  • c. 1000 CE - c. 1200 CE
    Second monumental building phase at Chichen itza.

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580 CE - 800 CE: Maya Yaxchilan flourishes.
 
682 CE: The Temple of the Inscriptions is completed at Palenque and is to be used as the tomb of Pakal the Great.
 
692 CE: The Group of the Cross temples at Palenque are dedicated to various Maya gods.
 
721 CE: Construction of the tower and northern buildings of the Palace of Palenque.
 
727 CE: Temple I at Tikal is completed and will be used as the tomb of ruler Jasaw Chan K'awiil.
 
800 CE - 1000 CE: First monumental building phase at Chichen Itza.
 
800 CE: The Pyramid of the Niches is completed at El Tajin.
 
900 CE: Many of the greatest buildings at Uxmal are constructed, including the Nunnery Quadrangle.
 
1000 CE - 1200 CE: Second monumental building phase at Chichen itza.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
580 CE 660 CE 740 CE 820 CE 900 CE 980 CE 1060 CE 1140 CE

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