When entering the site of Oxkintok, the Ah May group is straight ahead (down a sacbé) to the south and at a distance of some 60 metres from the Tzat Tun Tzat. With the growth in trade along the Gulf of Mexico and population increases, the vitality of the settlement became even more robust. The pyramid, structure MA-1, rests on an artificial base covering almost 15,000 square metres. It consists in something like 20 individual structures comprising of plazas, platforms, stairways, altars, and at the top - a temple. It was both the civic and religious centre of this pre-hispanic city.
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