Photographer's Note

Structure 2 was a significant feature of Aké in its time, located at the west end of the plaza. There has been a considerable effort made at restoration. The east face of Structure 2 shows success in these endeavours, and I will upload a photo to demonstrate. This is the north face and there is not much clearance between the base and a stone wall only a few metres to the north. This was probably a palace, and Aké was at the crossroads of a number of sacbeob that moved to the west (Ti'Ho) and east (Izamal). The town may have been the venue for meetings of rulers from the region.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 915] (1950)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-05-18
  • Categories: Ruins
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/1000 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-06-02 3:57
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