Abandonment of the San Andrés Archaeological Site

Abandonment of the San Andrés Archaeological Site (HM1QRW)

Location: , La Libertad San Juan Opico
Country: El Salvador

N 13° 48.029', W 89° 23.306'

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El sitio fue abandonado antes de la erupción de El Boquerón, esto puede coincidir con el llamado colapso mayaDesde 2011 se realizan trabajos de investigación en este montículo ubicado sobre una plataforma aun no excavada.Los trabajos han permitido conocer las 3 últimas etapas de construcción constituidas de adobes y repellos de argamasa compactada, materiales constructivos característicos de éste sitio y la zona arqueológica de Chalchuapa.Pie de dibujo: Excavaciones realizadas durante 2012.English:The site was abandoned before the eruption of El Boquerón volcano, coinciding with the so called Maya CollapseSince 2011 research has been made in this mound which is located on a platform that has not been excavated.Work has provided information of the last 3 stages of construction, made of adobe blocks and compact plaster, materials that are common in this site and the archaeological area of Chalchuapa.The last stage of construction provides evidence the abandonment of the site confirmed by plaster fragments and adobe blocks collapsed in front of the walls.Caption: Excavation that took place during 2012.
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HM NumberHM1QRW
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Placed BySecretaría de Cultura de la Presidencia de El Salvador
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16P E 241783 N 1526945
Decimal Degrees13.80048333, -89.38843333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 13° 48.029', W 89° 23.306'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds13° 48' 1.7400" N, 89° 23' 18.3600" W
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