Flores, Petén, Guatemala
Temple III at Tikal National Park
Templo III en el Parque Nacional Tikal
También se conoce como Templo del Sacerdote Jaguar, por la figura del dintel en el interior del templo, y se relaciona con la última fase de construcción en Tikal. Su construcción se estima cerca del año 810 después de Cristo y por la referencia que existe en un fragmento de la estela 24 se asocia al gobernante Nuun Bak Chaak II, quien se considera el trigésimo primer gobernante de la secuencia dinástica y está representado en el dintel 2 de este templo.
Also known as Temple of the Jaguar Priest, because of the threshold figure inside the temple, this temple relates to the last phase of construction at Tikal. Its cosntruction (sic) is estimated circa 810 AD and by reference that exists in a fragment of Stela 24 is associated with the ruling Nuun bak Chaak II, who is considered the thirty-first ruler of the dynastic sequence and is represented on the Lintel 2 of this temple.
Erected by Parque Nacional Tikal.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyMan-Made Features • Native Americans.
Location. 17° 13.312′ N, 89° 37.55′ W. Marker is in Flores, Petén. The marker is at the base of Temple III at the western portion of Tikal Archaeological Park. 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 II (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Bat Palace (about 210 meters away); Sloping Panel Temple at Tikal National Park (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Great Pyramid (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Twin Pyramid Complex N (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Temple V at Tikal (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); East Plaza at Tikal (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The "Acanaladuras" Palace (approx. 0.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flores.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.