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Colonia Extremadura Insurgentes, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Kukulkán Panel

Cultura Maya

 
 
Kukulkán Panel Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
1. Kukulkán Panel Marker
Inscription.  

Panel de Kukulkán
Chichén Itzá, Yucatán
Periodo Preclásico Temprano 900-1250 D.C.

Dios cuyo nombre significa serpiente emplumada, para los Mayas “Kukul” significa sagrado o divino y “Kan” significa serpiente (el mismo Quetzalcoatl de los Aztecas) su origen es muy anterior a los Mayas y esta presente en toda America Central.

English translation:
Kukulkán Panel
Chichén Itzá, Yucatán
Early Preclassic Period 900-1250 AD

A deity whose name means feathered snake, for the Maya "Kukul" means sacred or divine and "Kan" means snake (the same Quetzalcoatl of the Aztecs). Its origin is well before the Maya and is present throughout Central America. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 19° 22.746′ N, 99° 10.684′ W. Marker is in Colonia Extremadura Insurgentes, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida Porfirio Díaz
Kukulkán Panel and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
2. Kukulkán Panel and Marker
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and Avenida Insurgentes Sur, on the right when traveling east on Avenida Porfirio Díaz. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia Extremadura Insurgentes, Ciudad de México 03740, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Panel of the Priests (within shouting distance of this marker); Mask of the Chaac Deity, Kabah, Yucatán (within shouting distance of this marker); Stela of Halch, Huinic (within shouting distance of this marker); Vicente Guerrero (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Atlante from Chichén Itzá, Yucatán (about 90 meters away); Serpent Columns (about 90 meters away); Tláloc from Castillo de Teayo, Veracruz (about 120 meters away); Dolores Asúnsolo López Negrete (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonia Extremadura Insurgentes.
 
Nearby "Scene of a Hunt" Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
3. Nearby "Scene of a Hunt" Sculpture
This nearby replica is missing its marker, but it is known as the "Scene of a Hunt" (Escena de una caza) as it represents two hunters carrying an animal. The arch above them contains Mayan glyphs. This sculpture is currently in the Palacio Canton Museum in Mérida, Yucatán.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 7, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on May 8, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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