Tayasal Archaeological Site Historical

Tayasal Archaeological Site Historical (HM1V8O)

Location: , Petén
Country: Guatemala

N 16° 56.271', W 89° 53.857'

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El sitio arqueológico Tayasal, se encuentra ubicado al norte de la aldea de San Miguel, en jurisdicción del municipio de Flores, teniendo por coordenadas UTM 191950 E - 1874975N. El sitio fue declarado Monumento Nacional, por acuerdo gubernativo del 24 de Abril de 1931, y delimitado por el departamento de Monumentos Prehispánicos y Coloniales del IDAEH en abril de 1994, protegiéndose un área de 1,629, 291.40 m. Este sitio está conformado por más de doscientas estructuras asociados a plazas ceremoniales y grupos habitacionales. El acceso al sitio se puede hacer en cualquier época del año desde la laguna Quexil por via terrestre y desde la isla de Flores por via lacustre. Desde hace 10 años, con el fin de recuperar el área arqueológica y su zona de amortiguamiento, se llevan a cabo activades por parte de los estudiantes del área de arqueología del CUDEP, vecinos de la comunidad de San Miguel y la Inspectoría de Monumentos Prehispánicos y Coloniales del IDAEH.Seminario 2011 Grupo No. 1 Shaddai JuProtejamos el Medio AmbienteEnglish translation: The Tayasal archaeological site is located north of the village of San Miguel, in the municipality of Flores, with UTM coordinates of 191950E, 1874975N. The site was declared a National Monument through the government decree of April 24, 1931. Its boundaries
were set by the Department of Colonial and Prehispanic Monuments of the Institute of Anthropology and History (Instituto de Antropología e Historia, IDAEH) in April 1994, protecting an area of 1,629, 291.40 m. This site is comprised of more than two hundred associated structures, including ceremonial plazas and residential groups. Access to the site can be made at any time of the year, by land via the road that crosses near Lake Quexil and by boat from the island of Flores. In the last 10 years, in order to recover the archaeological area and its buffer zone, work has been carried out by archeology students of the CUDEP University, residents of the community of San Miguel and workers of the Department of Colonial and Prehispanic Monuments of the IDAEH. Seminar 2011, Group No. 1, Shaddai Ju Let's Protect the Environment
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HM NumberHM1V8O
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Year Placed2011
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 191356 N 1874954
Decimal Degrees16.93785000, -89.89761667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 16° 56.271', W 89° 53.857'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds16° 56' 16.26" N, 89° 53' 51.42" W
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