The Sacred Cenote Historical

The Sacred Cenote Historical (HM1X67)

Location: , Yucatán Tinum
Country: Mexico

N 20° 41.238', W 88° 34.064'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 29 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
Cenote SagradoLas fuentes históricas mayas lo definen como un important centro de culto y peregrinaje entre los siglos V y XVI d.C. En él se realizaron rituales y ofrendaron objetos de oro, cobre, tumbaga, obsidiana, sílex, concha, madera, copal, hule, textiles así como restos óseos, principalmente de niños y hombres adultos.Es un pozo casi circular de formación natural de 60 m. de diámetro, el nivel de agua se encuentra a 22 m. del borde y la profundidad oscila enter 6 y 12 m. más. Maya-Yucateco:U yúuchben dzíibil u k'ajla'aj maaya'obe' ku ya'aliko'obe' jun p'éel u nojoch kúuchil k'uul yéetel xíinbal tu ja'abilo'ob 400 yéetel 1,500 ka'aj dzo'ok u taal wey yóok'ol kaab Ki'ichkelem Yuume'. Te'elo' si'ib ti' le k'ujo'obo': oro, cobre, tumbaga, tunicho'ob je'e bix obsidian, yéetel sílexe, concha, che', u yiitz che'ob je'e bix copale', k'éewel, nook'o'ob, bey xan u baakel paalal yéetel nukuch máako'ob.Jun p'éel ch'e'en k'as wóolis, beyili'o' ma' patbilaki', 60 metro'ob u kóochil, u ja'ile' tia'an tak 22 metro'ob ti'u chi'e', u taamil le ja'o' kex 6 tak 12 metro'ob.English:Historical Mayan sources define this natural well as an important ceremonial center and pilgrimage destination between the 5th and 16th centuries A.D. Rituals were conducted here and offerings were made
of gold, copper, tombac (a kind of brass), obsidian, quartz, shell, wood, copal, rubber, textiles, and skeletal remains, mainly of children and adult males.The nearly circular pool is 60 m in diameter. The distance from ground level down to the water is approximately 22 meters and the depth of the water is from 6 to 12 meters beyond that.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM1X67
Tags
Placed ByConsejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes de México (CONACULTA)-INAH
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 336715 N 2288330
Decimal Degrees20.68730000, -88.56773333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 20° 41.238', W 88° 34.064'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds20° 41' 14.28" N, 88° 34' 3.84" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5009 Carr. Costera del Golfo, Yucatán , MX
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. What year was the marker erected?
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?