Sweat Lodge

Sweat Lodge (HM1QEV)

Location: El Asintal, Retalhuleu
Country: Guatemala

N 14° 38.168', W 91° 44.019'

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Estación Chuj

Fué una costumbre maya y estaba ligada a su vida ceremonial, con énfasis en la purificación y lo terapéutico. En las tierras bajas mayas, el chuj se encuentra asociado a estructuras importantes como palacios, juego de pelota y casas de élite.Componentes: Muros de piedra, paredes de bajareque, techo de zacatón o pajón, hornilla, desague y puerta de acceso.English translation:The sweat lodge was a Mayan custom and was associated with ceremonial customs, with emphasis on purification and its therapeutic value. In the Mayan lowlands, the sweat lodge is found together with important structures like palaces, ball courts and the residences of the elite.Components of a sweat lodge: Foundation stone walls, other walls made of wattle and daub, a roof made of grass or straw, a fire pit, drainage and an access door.
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HM NumberHM1QEV
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Date Added Friday, January 8th, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15P E 636379 N 1618462
Decimal Degrees14.63613333, -91.73365000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 38.168', W 91° 44.019'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 38' 10.08" N, 91° 44' 1.14" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, El Asintal Retalhuleu , GT
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