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Suchitoto, Cuscatlán, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Structure 3D2

Estructura 3D2

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, February 20, 2016
1. Structure 3D2 Marker
Inscription.  

Ocupaba un lugar muy destacado ya que forma la esquina suroeste de la Plaza Mayor. Según las evidencias arqueológicas encontradas durante las excavaciones, como por ejemplo, una canaleta en el piso, desechos de hierro, tierra quemada, ceniza y carbón, se ha sugerido que se trataba de un taller de herrería para la manufactura de armas usadas en la Conquista. Posiblemente esta estructura es una de las más tempranas del sitio cuando fue fundada la Villa de San Salvador debido su ubicación y a la ausencia de tejas y baldosas.

Esta estructura fue excavada en el año de 2003 y restaurada en el año 2011. Dicha estructura posee cinco habitaciones (actualmente solo tres pueden ser observadas).

Pie de dibujos:
Dichos trabajos estaban enfocados a recrear cómo eran antiguamente las edificaciones españolas en el sitio, utilizando los mismos materiales constructivos.

Trabajos de restauración y consolidación de las habitaciones de la estructura 3D2.

English:
Occupied a prominent location since it formed the Southwest corner of the Plaza Mayor. According to archaeological evidence, such
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By J. Makali Bruton, February 20, 2016
2. Structure 3D2 Marker
The marker can be seen in the distance beyond the structure.
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as a rectangular opening on the floor, scrap iron, scorched earth, ash and charcoal, it has been suggested that this was a blacksmith shop, probably for the manufacture of weapons used in the Conquest. Because of its location and absence of roof tiles, this structure is one of the earliest on the site and possibly was built soon after the foundation of the city.

This structure was excavated in the year 2003 and restored in 2011. It has five rooms (currently, only three can be seen).

Captions:
These works were focused on recreating the original Spanish buildings in this site, using the same type of construction materials.

Works of restoration and consolidation of the rooms in the structure 3D2.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 2003.
 
Location. 13° 51.545′ N, 89° 1.993′ 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 4D1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Streets of Ciudad Vieja (about 90 meters away, measured
Structure 3D2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 20, 2016
3. Structure 3D2 Marker
The structure can be seen to the right under the protective roof.
in a direct line); Structure 4E1 or Cabildo (about 120 meters away); Church Platform (about 120 meters away); Structure 1D1 or Southern Surveillance Point (about 210 meters away); The Church of Santa Lucía (approx. 8.7 kilometers away); Suchitoto (approx. 8.9 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 Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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