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Uxmal


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Late Classic and early Post‐Classic Stage ceremonial centre flourishing in the Yucatán peninsula in the period ad 800–1000. Best known for its impressive Puuc style architecture. There are at least three main structures: the pyramid of the Magician, the Monjas, and the Governor's Palace. The Monjas comprises a huge patio surrounded on all four sides by a range of single‐room cell blocks. Uxmal was connected by a causeway (sacbe) to the site of Kabáh.

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J. K. Kowalski, 1987, The house of the governor: a Maya palace at Uxmal, Yucatán, Mexico. London: Norman

Subjects: History of the Americas — Archaeology.


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