El Asintal, Retalhuleu, Guatemala
Tak'alik Ab'aj National Archaeological Park
Al igual que la Estructura 5, esta estructura fue construida totalmente con barro. A través del tiempo se le realizaron cinco remodelaciones y en la última, se construye al centro de la fachada oeste una escalinata con 13 gradas de piedra con un descanso.
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Etapas constructivas de la Estructura 11
Similiarly to Structure 5, this structure was constructed completely out of clay. Through the years five different updates were made to its construction, and in the last, a stairway with 13 stone steps with a resting area were constructed in the middle of the western face.
Construction stages of Structure 11
Location. 14° 38.177′ N, 91° 44.038′ W. Marker is in El Asintal, Retalhuleu. Click for map. Km. 199, Tak'alik Ab'aj Archaeological Park, Reserva Natural Privada Santa Margarita, Municipio El Asintal.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plaza Tukur Balam (within shouting distance of this marker); Sweat Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Guacalitos Station (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Tanmi Tnam Plaza Piecitos Station (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Stela 18 Station (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
Regarding Structure 11. Tak'alik Ab'aj is the oldest known Mayan site, dating from 900 BCE, and was continuously inhabited until ca. 1000. The site is unique in that it has many examples of Olmec influence on early Mayan culture.
Categories. • Anthropology • Man-Made Features • Native Americans •
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