Twin Pyramid Complex N Historical

Twin Pyramid Complex N Historical (HM1VBC)

Location: Tikal, Petén
Country: Guatemala

N 17° 13.356', W 89° 37.719'

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Se ubica sobre una plataforma natural de base cuadrada, sobre la cual construyeron una pirámide escalonada en el extremo Este y otra en el extermo Oeste de la plaza. Frente a la fachada principal de la pirámide del Este colocaron una fila de estelas y altares lisos, orientados en un eje Norte - Sur.En el extremo Sur de la plaza se construyó un edificio largo y pequeño, tipo palacio, con nueve entradas. En el extremo Norte de la plaza está un estructura de base cuadrada, con una única puerta en arco maya. En esta estructura colocaron la Estel 16 y el Altar 5 dedicadas al Gobernante Jasaw Chan Kawil. Se construyó con el fin de conmemorar un final de katún o complementación de un ciclo de tiempo equivalente a 20 años que corresponde al año 711 de nuestra era.English:Twin Pyramid Complex NIs located on a natural platform with a squared base on which they built a step pyramid on the East end and one in the far West of the square. In front of the pyramid's main facade on the east they placed a row of stelae and smooth altars, oriented in a North - South axis.In the south end of the plaza was built a lengthy and small-building, palace-style, with nine entries. At the northern end of the square is a square-based structure with a single arched door. Within this structure they placed
Stela 16 and Altar 5 dedicated to Governor Jasaw Chan Kawiil. It was built to commemorate the end of the K'atun, or complementation of a time cycle equivalent to 20 years that corresponds to the year 711 AD of our eon.
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Date Added Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 220448 N 1906080
Decimal Degrees17.22260000, -89.62865000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 17° 13.356', W 89° 37.719'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds17° 13' 21.36" N, 89° 37' 43.14" W
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