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Flores in Municipality of Flores, Petén, Guatemala
 

Temple II

Templo II

 
 
Temple II Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
1. Temple II Marker
Inscription.  
También se conoce como Templo de las Máscaras. Fue construido cerca del año 700 después de Cristo, por el gobernante Jasaw Chan K'awiil I, como monumento mortuario para su esposa Señora Kalajuun Une' Mo'.

English:
Temple II
Also known as Temple of the Masks. It was built around the year 700 AD by the ruler Jasaw Chan K'awiil I, as a mortuary monument for his wife, Kalajuun Une' Mo'.
 
Erected by Parque Nacional Tikal.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyArchitectureMan-Made FeaturesNative Americans.
 
Location. 17° 13.321′ N, 89° 37.455′ W. Marker is in Flores, Petén, in Municipality of Flores. The marker is near Temple II at Tikal National Park in Petén, Guatemala. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flores, Petén 17001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple III at Tikal National Park (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); East Plaza at Tikal (about 180 meters away); Temple V at Tikal
Temple II and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
2. Temple II and Marker
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(approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Bat Palace (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Great Pyramid (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sloping Panel Temple at Tikal National Park (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Twin Pyramid Complex N (approx. half a kilometer away); The "Acanaladuras" Palace (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flores.
 
Temple II at Tikal image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
3. Temple II at Tikal
The height of the temple is currently 125 ft. (38 meters).
Temple II seen from the North Acropolis at Tikal image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
4. Temple II seen from the North Acropolis at Tikal
The Temple of the Great Jaguar, directly in front of Temple II. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
5. The Temple of the Great Jaguar, directly in front of Temple II.
El Templo del Gran Jaguar, directamente en frente del Templo II en Tikal.
A view of the Northern Acropolis and Temple of the Great Jaguar from Temple II image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
6. A view of the Northern Acropolis and Temple of the Great Jaguar from Temple II
An artistic rendering of Temple II seen from the Northern Acropolis image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 28, 2019
7. An artistic rendering of Temple II seen from the Northern Acropolis
Compare this with photo 4 on this entry. The image is from the Museo de la Cultura Maya (Museum of Mayan Culture) in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on September 15, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   6. submitted on October 21, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   7. submitted on June 25, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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