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An architectural style of the Lowland Maya of central Yucatán current during the later 1st millennium ad. Characterized by the use of elaborately decorated pre‐cut veneer slabs, a preference for earth‐monster motifs, and the construction of towerless single‐storey buildings. Good examples can be seen at Hochob, Mexico.

Subjects: Archaeology — History of the Americas.


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