Monthly Archive: February 2015

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Yaxha

Yaxha (or Yaxhá in Spanish orthography) is a Mesoamerican archaeological site in the northeast of the Petén Basin region, and a former ceremonial centre and city of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. Yaxha was the...

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Yaxchilán

Yaxchilan is an ancient Maya city located on the bank of the Usumacinta River in what is now the state of Chiapas, Mexico. In the Late Classic Period Yaxchilan was one of the most...

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Xunantunich

Xunantunich is an Ancient Maya archaeological site in western Belize, about 70 miles (110 km) west of Belize City, in the Cayo District. Xunantunich is located atop a ridge above the Mopan River, well...

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Xpuhil

Xpuhil is a Maya archaeological site located in the Mexican state of Campeche, in the vicinity of the modern-day town of Xpujil. The area surrounding Xpuhil, along Federal Highway 186, is rich with other...

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Xcambo

Xcambó (X’Cambó) es un yacimiento arqueológico que se encuentra ubicado en el municipio de Dzemul en el estado mexicano de Yucatán. Es considerada por los expertos como una de los yacimientos de mayor extensión...

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X-Lapak

Xlapak (or Xlapac) is a small Maya archaeological site in the Yucatan Peninsula of southeastern Mexico. It is located in the heart of the Puuc region, about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the archaeological...

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Uxmal

Uxmal is an ancient Maya city of the classical period in present-day Mexico. It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of Maya culture, along with Palenque and Calakmul in Mexico; Caracol...

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Tulum

Tulum (in Yucatec: Tulu’um) is the site of a pre-Columbian Mayan walled city serving as a major port for Cobá. The site considered a tropical savanna climate typically with a pronounced dry season. The...

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Toniná

Tonina is a pre-Columbian archaeological site and ruined city of the Maya civilization located in what is now the Mexican state of Chiapas, some 13 km (8.1 mi) east of the town of Ocosingo....

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Tikal

Tikal was a Maya city of great power and size, the largest of Maya cities during the “Classic Era” over 1000 years ago. During this time, the city dominated much of the Maya region...