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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Acambay in Municipality of Acambay, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Residential Platforms

 
 
Residential Platforms Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2019
1. Residential Platforms Marker
Inscription.  

Plataformas habitacionales
Sobre estas plataformas de baja altura se construyó un conjunto habitacional, constituido por cuartos agrupados alrededor de pequeños patios. En su interior se localizaron restos de muros que muestran varias subdivisiones.

Entre los elementos localizados durante las excavaciones en este conjunto, destacan ollas para contener líquidos, un fragmento de cuchara, navajas de obsidiana, raspadores y un fogón. Estos objetos empleados en actividades domésticas nos indican aspectos de la vida diaria de los pobladores del lugar.

English translation:
Residential platforms
On these low platforms a housing complex was built, consisting of rooms grouped around small courtyards. Inside there were traces of walls that show several subdivisions.

Among the elements located during the excavations in this complex, some of the items found were: pots for containing liquids, a spoon fragment, obsidian blades, scrapers and a stove. These objects used in domestic activities indicate aspects of the daily life of the locals.
 
Location.
Residential Platforms and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2019
2. Residential Platforms and Marker
The marker is at the far left in this view of some of the platform remains.
19° 58.714′ N, 99° 51.933′ W. Marker is near Acambay, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of Acambay. Marker can be reached from Camino a Huamango just east of Carretera Federal Mexicana (Route 57), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acambay, Estado de Mexico 50345, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huamango Archaeological Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican Independence, Revolution and Acambay Earthquake (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); Execution of Lindoro Cajiga (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); History of Acambay (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); The 1921 Acambay Earthquake (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); Otomíes of Acambay (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); Parish and Ex Convent of San Miguel Arcángel (approx. 3.4 kilometers away); Foundation of the "Acambayense League" (approx. 3.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acambay.
 
Categories. AnthropologyMan-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
Residential Platforms and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2019
3. Residential Platforms and Marker
A nearby chapel at Huamango image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2019
4. A nearby chapel at Huamango
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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