“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Suchitoto, Cuscatlán, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)

Structure 4D1

Estructura 4D1

Structure 4D1 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 20, 2016
1. Structure 4D1 Marker

Esta estructura fue de las últimas investigadas y restauradas en el sitio en el año 2011. Debido a los materiales arqueológicos encontrados, como escoria de hierro, carbón, clavos y tachuelas, esta estructura posiblemente fue un lugar para comercio como una tienda; además, se encontró en una de sus esquinas un cimiento de adobe donde posiblemente estaba colocado un poste de madera. Los cimientos de la estructura, como todas las demás del sitio, estaban compuestos de piedras y tierra compactada.

La estructura 4D1 posee dos gradas hechas de toba y un empedrado, lo cual indica un lugar de acceso, tanto a la posible tienda como a la Plaza Mayor.

Escavación y restauración del empedrado y escalinata de la estructura 4D1, donde posiblemente se encontaba la zona de comercio.

This structure was the last investigated and restored in 2011. Because of the archaeological materials found, such as iron slags, coal, nails and tacks, this structure was probably a place to trade like a store. An adobe block was found, possibly to hold a post. The foundation of the structure
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as all others at the site consisted of stones and rammed earth.

Structure 4D1 has two steps made of tuff blocks and a pavement which indicates a place of possible access to both the store and the Plaza Mayor.

Excavation and restoration of the paving and stairs of structure 4D1, where possibly a commercial zone was found.
Erected by Ciudad Vieja Parque Arqueológico. (Marker Number 5.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyColonial EraMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 2011.
Location. 13° 51.578′ N, 89° 1.983′ W. Marker is in Suchitoto, Cuscatlán. The marker is at Ciudad Vieja Archaeological Site near Suchitoto, El Salvador. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Suchitoto, Cuscatlán 01400, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ciudad Vieja Archaeological Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Structure 4E1 or Cabildo (within shouting distance of this marker); Structure 3D2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Church Platform (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Streets of Ciudad Vieja (about 120 meters away); Structure 1D1 or Southern Surveillance Point
Structure 4D1 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, February 20, 2016
2. Structure 4D1 Marker
The restored steps of the structure can be seen to the left of the marker.
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Historia de / History of Suchitoto (approx. 8.6 kilometers away); The Church of Santa Lucía (approx. 8.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suchitoto.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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