Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Plaza A of Iximche
The marker is trilingual: Kaqchikel, Spanish and English
Re jun wi nim rulewal akuchi’ yek’ul k’iy winaqi’ Wawe’. Jalajoj wi taq samaj xeb’an, achi’el ri’ kinimaq’ij ri molaj taq ch’ob (politica), nimab’al k’u’k chuqa’ etz’anem. K’o jun ruwa jay richin etz’anib’al k’olaj, jujun taq k’oxtun achi’el kib’anibxil ri oxtz’aq chuqa’ ch’aqa’ chik taq ri e k’o wi k’iy jay chi kipam. E k’o k’ij tyoxb’al ri xenuk’ kichin jalajor taq nimaq’ij.
Esta era una amplia plaza con capacidad para recibir a muchas personas. Aquí se llevaban a cabo actividades publicas, tanto políticas, como religiosas y recreativas. Está rodeada por un patio para el juego de pelota, algunos templos, piramidales y otros edificios que tenían múltiples habitaciones. Varios altares para actividades rituales fueron construidos en la plaza misma.
This was a wide open plaza, with the capacity to fit many people. It was used for public activities, including political, religious, and recreational activities. It is surrounded by a ballgame court, some temple-pyramids, and other buildings with multiple rooms. Various altars for ritual activities were built in the plaza.
Erected by Instituto de Antropología e Historia (IDAEH) de Guatemala.
Location. Click for map. The marker is directly to the left just before entering the Plaza A of the Archaeological Park of Iximche. The park is south of the city of Tecpán Guatemala on a road known locally as the "Road to Iximche".
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mayan Civilization in the Post Classic Period (within shouting distance of this marker); Mesoamerica and the Mayan Civilization (within shouting distance of this marker); Sotz'il Palace (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Entrance to the City's Center (about 120 meters away); Stela Commemorating the End of the Oxlajpiq/Oxlajb’ak’tun (about 120 meters away); Temple 5 at Iximche (about 210 meters away); Xajil Palace (about 210 meters away); Rafael Álvarez Ovalle (approx. 11.8 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Tecpán Guatemala.
Categories. • Anthropology • Architecture • Man-Made Features •
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