The Great Plaza at Quirigua Historical

The Great Plaza at Quirigua Historical (HM1UJ0)

Location: , Izabal
Country: Guatemala

N 15° 16.365', W 89° 2.456'

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Gran Plaza

Las plazas son áreas o espacios públicos donde las personas se reunían para realizar distintas actividades, como el comercio o la presentación de actos públicos. Estas plazas también eran utilizadas por los gobernantes para colocar monumentos, donde se exaltaban sus conquistas de guerra, rituales realizados, así como su derecho al poder. Quiriguá es una de las más grandes del área Maya, con aproximadamente 150m de ancho por 300m de largo y sobre esta fueron colocados once monumentos entre los que resalta la Estela E con más de 10m de altura.English:Large SquaresThe Squares are areas or public spaces where people gather for various activities such as commerce or the presentation of public events. These were also used by rulers for placement of monuments, which exalt the achievements of war, the rites that they performed and the right to power. The Large Square of Quirigua is one of the largest in the Maya area with approximately 150 m wide by 300 m long and on this were place eleven monuments, stands out Stela E with more than 10 m in height.
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HM NumberHM1UJ0
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Date Added Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16P E 280824 N 1689522
Decimal Degrees15.27275000, -89.04093333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 15° 16.365', W 89° 2.456'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds15° 16' 21.9" N, 89° 2' 27.36" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Izabal , GT
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