HISTORY OF MESO-AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE
: Uxumal, Yucatan, Mexico; Late Classic; A.D.8c-10c
Panoramic view from the Pyramid of the Magician to the south.
- Governor's Palace, House of the Turtles in the forground right side, leftside Great Pyramid in the background.
- Governor's Palace is 96x12m square, 8m height on the base which is 27x122m square, 7m height. The base is on the 180x150m square 12m height bigger base.
The Governor's Palace is the most beautiful Puuc style.
Nunnery Quadrangle (A.D.9c-11c) seen from Pyramid of the Magician to the west.
- The plan of courtyard is 65m x 45m square. The north building of the quadrangle is on the 80m x 7m platform.
The length of the east building is 48m and the west building is 54m.
Photo: Kohichi Hotta
[No.1]Pyramid of the Magician
: [No.2]Nunnery Quadrangle
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