HISTORY OF MESO-AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE

UXUMAL No.1

: Uxumal, Yucatan, Mexico; Late Classic; A.D.8c-10c

  • Uxumal is located in the northern part of Yucatan and the important place for the commerce and politics. The area of the main part of the Uxumal is 600m from east to west, 1km from north to south.
    It's cultural peak is 8-10c (Late Classic Period) and the architecture is one of the best work in Maya based on Puuc Style.

  • Three architectural styles in Yucatan during the Late Classic Period.

  • Panoramic view from the Great Pyramid to the north.



  • Pyramid of the Magician. East facade (back side).



  • Photo: Kohichi Hotta

    [No.1]Pyramid of the Magician : [No.2]Nunnery Quadrangle

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