Photographer's Note

Just to the east of the Central Plaza, and south of the sacbé, there are three platforms, completed by stelae, aligned on a north-to-south axis. Each platform is square in shape and about 1 metre in height. The platforms are accessed by 3 steps: the northern platform has the steps to the south; the southern platform has its steps on the north side, while the central platform has steps on both the north and south. It would appear that their intended function was ceremonial. Now the stelae are each about 1.2 metres in height. These were not chiselled so there is nothing that may be seen. Most likely, whatever was inscribed entailed the use of stucco and possibly then painted. A thousand years of erosion has done its damage. Oh, I forgot to mention that these three platforms are about 40 metres apart.

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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: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/640 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-05-21 4:17
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