Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Popab’äl Jay Sotz'il
—Palacio Sotz'il —
The marker is trilingual: Kaqchikel, Spanish and English
Popab’äl 1, ja reri nim jay k’o Iximche’. Nib’ix chi ja re ri nimalaj wi kochoch ri qati’t qamama’ Sotz’il, ja rije’ yalan kejqualem chupam ri tinamit. Ruma ri jalajoj taq tz’eteb’al e k’o chupam ri popab’al jay nuq’alajirisaj chi xek’ulwachitaj jalajoj taq nimaq’ij chupam re jun popab’al jay re’.
El Palacio 1 es el más grande en Iximche’. Se piensa que era la residencia del linaje Sotz’il, el más prominente de la región. El análisis de materiales arqueológicos recuperados en el interior del palacio indica que allí se llevaban muchas actividades rituales.
Pie de dibujo:
Fuente: modificada del original de M.E. Ramírez.
Also known as Palace 1, this is the biggest palace at Iximche’. We believe this was the residence of the Sotz’il family, the most prominent in the region. Archaeological studies of artifacts found inside this palace suggest that there was considerable ritual activity taking place within its walls.
Source: Modified from the original by M.E. Ramírez.
Erected by Instituto de Antropología e Historia (IDAEH) de Guatemala.
Location. 14° 44.12′ Click for map. The marker is directly on top of the Sotz'il Palace in Plaza B 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. Plaza A of Iximche (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple 5 at Iximche (about 120 meters away); Xajil Palace (about 120 meters away); Mayan Civilization in the Post Classic Period (about 120 meters away); Mesoamerica and the Mayan Civilization (about 150 meters away); Entrance to the City's Center (about 210 meters away); Stela Commemorating the End of the Oxlajpiq/Oxlajb’ak’tun (about 210 meters away); Rafael Álvarez Ovalle (approx. 11.7 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Tecpán Guatemala.
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