Mask (Mascaron, in Spanish) in the Temple A-1, in the ancient Mayan city of Kohunlich. It is about 2 metres high and was built between 200-600 AC in stucco (lime and sand).
These large masks were ornamental elements, according to archaeologists.
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Fis2 (99686) 2014-05-13 23:36
Beautiful masc, wonderful details.
Good frame and colors.
I like light and sharpness.
rychem (37371) 2014-05-14 8:49
As far as I know, these maskarons have their importance, interesting detail, it is a kind of reportage photo taken with good sharpness and details
eldancer1 (36343) 2014-05-15 7:32
While in high school in the Philippines we studied the culture and arts of Mexico and south America, nice capture of this old sculpture with good details. Well done, tfs.
ikeharel (72887) 2014-06-06 6:41
A fabulous close-up on the depicted mask on the temple wall's.
Details look beautifully and well used the available light.
Buen fin de semana,
- Copyright: Pedro Montes (Periko) (5544)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-04-07
- Categories: Artwork, Ruins
- Camera: Canon EOS Rebel XT, Canon EFS 18-55 mm
- Exposure: f/3.5, 1/25 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-12 19:36