The Platform of the Knives Historical

The Platform of the Knives Historical (HM1Y3U)

Location: , Campeche Campeche
Country: Mexico

N 19° 35.876', W 90° 13.806'

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Plataforma de los CuchillosUna ofrenda de cuchillos de pedernal originó el nombre de este edificio, que constituye el lindero norte del corazón de Edzná. Pertenece al periodo Clásico Tardío (600-900 d.C.) y es un buen ejemplo de la arquitectura Puuc. La construcción se recubrió con piedras muy bien labradas y ajustadas, sobre las que se aplicó un aplanado de estuco delgado y pintado con varios colores, en particular con un rojo intenso. Las columnas monolíticas de la fachada oriental también son típicas de la tradición Puuc. Las habitaciones del sector central son de burda manufactura, de menores dimensiones y corresponded a una época posterior, es decir, al Postclásico Temprano (1000-1200 d.C.). El edificio presenta escalinateas al centro de sus cuatro costados y, en la parte superior, conserva vestigios de diversos muros, arranques de bóvedas y banquetas. En total tuvo 20 aposentos: 12 abovedados (aunque hoy ninguno conserva el arco falso) y ocho que estuvieron techadas con materiales perecederos. Maya-Yucateco:Jump'éel k'uubil xotobil tuuniche' tu ts'áaj u k'aaba' le pak'ila', lela' tia'an tu tséelil xaman u chúumukil Edznáe'. Ku k'iimbesa'al tu k'iinil Clásico Tardío (600-900 ts'o'okol ki'ichkelem yuum) jump'éel u ma'alob ye'esajil u betpajil Pu'uk. U betpajlile' bak'pachta'ab yéetel tuunicho'ob
jach ma'alob t'oja'antako'ob yéetel tak'a'antako'ob, yóok'ole' jts'a'ab junyáal bek'ech chichkuna'an luuk' yéetel bona'an yéetel ya'ab boonilo'ob, je'ex le jach chako'. Le wa'ala'an tuunicho'obil u táan lak'inile' léeyli' je'ex le jach ku beeta'al tu beetpajlil Pu'uke'. Le ichil najilo'obil u chúumukile ma' jach ma'alob beeta'ano'obi' ma' jach nojochtako'obi' yéetel beeta'abo'ob pachal k'iinil, lela, Postclásico Temprano (1000-1200 ts'o'okol ki'ichkelem yuum). Le pak'ila yaan ti' na'akalilo'ob tu chúumukil u kantséelil yéetel tu ka'anile', yaan ti' káakachilo'ob ya'akach pak'o'ob, kóots'il jo'ol najilo'ob yéetel nojoch tuunicho'ob xot'a'ano'ob. Yaanchaj ti' 20 u p'éetel tu'ux u yantal máak: 12 yéetel u jo'ol najil je'ex áaktune' (bejla'e' mixjump'éel yaan ti' u p'umul pak'il ma' jaaji') yéetel 8 yaan u jo'ol najilo'ob beeta'ab yéetel ba'alo'ob ku k'astalo'ob.English:An offering of chert knives provided the name for this building, which formed the northern edge of the heart of Edzná. It belongs to the Late Classic period (600-900 A.D.) and is a good example of the Puuc architecture. The construction was covered over with very well carved and fitted stones upon which a thin cover of stucco was applied and painted with several colors, in particular with an intense red. The monolithic columns of the east façade are also typical of the Puuc tradition.The rooms of the central section are roughly made, smaller and correspond to a later period, that is, to the Early Postclassic (1000-1200 A.D.). The building has stairways in the center of its four sides and in the upper part conserves remains of several walls, butts of vaults and benches. It had 20 rooms in total: 12 vaulted (although today none preserve the false arch) and eight which were roofed over with perishable materials.
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HM NumberHM1Y3U
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Placed ByConsejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes de México (CONACULTA)-INAH
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Date Added Monday, May 1st, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15Q E 790562 N 2169346
Decimal Degrees19.59793333, -90.23010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 35.876', W 90° 13.806'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 35' 52.56" N, 90° 13' 48.36" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Edzná, Campeche , MX
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