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Country
Province
State
Place
Location
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Description Year
Taken
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Quirigua is a Mayan site founded 250 BC. It is famous for its carved 8th century stele.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Mayan glyphs.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 The steles at Quirigua are the tallest in the Mayan world.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Stele C depicts Canac Sky.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Zoomorphs are spherical carved stones in the shape of animals.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Detail of a carved Zoomorph.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Stele E is the tallest in Quirigua at 8m.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 The elaborately carved Stele E weighs 65 tonnes.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Zoomorph G.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 8th Century Mayan altar.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 The Steles in Quirigua are some of the most elaborate in the Mayan world.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Unexcavated pyramid.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Quirigua was at its height under the rule of Canac Sky who ascended the throne in 731.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Zoomorph P is the best preserved and most intricate.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 The Acropolis.
1991
Guatemala
Quirigua
Archaeological Zone
 Unexcavated structure.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Flores is a colonial town on the island of San Andreas.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Flores is by Lake Paten Itza.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 The beautiful Lake Paten Itza.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Flores was founded in 1700 on the site of a Mayan city called Tayasal.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Colourful wooden buildings.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Quiet street scene.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Wooden balcony.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Hilly street.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Fast food shop selling chicken and chips.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Guest house overlooking the lake.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 View of the lake.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Fringe leaf lillies.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 The market.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Market stall.
1991
Guatemala
Flores
 Small island in the lake.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
 The Mayan site of Tikal.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 Tikal is a Mayan site set in tropical rain forest. It was active between 500 BC and 900 AD.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
Jaguar Temple
 The Jaguar Temple is a typical Tikal temple and dates from 721.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Jaguar Temple
 The temple is 44m high and is topped with a roof comb containing a tomb.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Jaguar Temple
 A stele describing the ascent to the throne of Tikal's last known ruler in 768.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Temple of the Masks
 The Temple of the Masks is 38m high and fronted by a stele.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Temple of the Masks
 The temple dates from around 800.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
Central Acropolis
 The Central Acropolis.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Central Acropolis
 The area is made up of many rooms and courtyards.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Central Acropolis
 Looking down on the Central Acropolis.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Central Acropolis
 Two storey building.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
North Acropolis
 The North Acropolis.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
North Acropolis
 Two storey buildings.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
North Acropolis
 The North Acropolis is a complex of twelve temples dating from 100 BC.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
North Acropolis
 The complex was begun in 100 BC and completed in 250.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
North Acropolis
 There are many steles.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
North Acropolis
 The steles show rulers and priests.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
North Acropolis
 Stone altar.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
North Acropolis
 Carved face.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
North Acropolis
 Tikal was active between the 4th Century BC and 900 AD.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
North Acropolis
 Detail of wall.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Grand Plaza
 The Grand Plaza.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Grand Plaza
 The Grand Plaza is the centre of the site.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Grand Plaza
 Pyramids and palaces.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Plaza of the Lost World
 The unexcavated Lost World Pyramid dominates the Plaza of the Lost World.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Plaza of the Lost World
 The Lost World Pyramid is 32m high and 80m long.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
Plaza of the Lost World
 The Lost World Pyramid dates from 700 BC and is the oldest at Tikal.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
Plaza of the Lost World
 Building in the rainforest.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 The Great Pyramid is the oldest in Tikal dating from 700 BC.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 The Great Pyramid is 32m high.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 Tikal is surrounded by rain forrst.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 Many structures are lost in the rain forest.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 Barely visible through the trees.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 The Bat Palace.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 Paths through the site.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 One of the many stele on the site.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 The Ah Cacan Stele.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 Temple 4 is the tallest ancient structure in the Americas (64m).
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 The sheer walls of Temple 4.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Complex M
 Complex M is one of several pairs of matching pyramids unique to Tikal.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Complex M
 Palace building in the rainforest.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Complex M
 Temple through the trees.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
Group G
 Group G is a palace complex.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
Group G
 Building in the complex.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
 Temple V is a 58m high pyramid build around 700 by King Ah Cacau.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
 Temple IV dates from 470.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
 Trail through the forest.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
 Ocellated turkeys.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 Howler monkey.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 Margay on a tree trunk.
1991
Guatemala
Tikal
 Coati.
1995
Guatemala
Tikal
 A ceiba tree. These were considered holy by the Mayans.
1991

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