Tecpán Guatemala in Municipality of Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Plaza A of Iximche
The marker is trilingual: Kaqchikel, Spanish and English
Re jun wi nim rulewal akuchi’ yek’ul k’iy winaqi’ Wawe’. Jalajoj wi taq samaj xeb’an, achi’el ri’ kinimaq’ij ri molaj taq ch’ob (politica), nimab’al k’u’k chuqa’ etz’anem. K’o jun ruwa jay richin etz’anib’al k’olaj, jujun taq k’oxtun achi’el kib’anibxil ri oxtz’aq chuqa’ ch’aqa’ chik taq ri e k’o wi k’iy jay chi kipam. E k’o k’ij tyoxb’al ri xenuk’ kichin jalajor taq nimaq’ij.
Esta era una amplia plaza con capacidad para recibir a muchas personas. Aquí se llevaban a cabo actividades publicas, tanto políticas, como religiosas y recreativas. Está rodeada por un patio para el juego de pelota, algunos templos, piramidales y otros edificios que tenían múltiples habitaciones. Varios altares para actividades rituales fueron construidos en la plaza misma.
This was a wide open plaza, with the capacity to fit many people. It was used for public activities, including political, religious, and recreational activities. It is surrounded by a ballgame court, some temple-pyramids, and other buildings with multiple rooms. Various altars for ritual activities were built in the plaza.
Erected by Instituto de Antropología e Historia (IDAEH)
Location. 14° 44.142′ N, 90° 59.779′ W. Marker is in Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango, in Municipality of Tecpán Guatemala. Touch for map. The marker is directly to the left just before entering the Plaza A of the Archaeological Park of Iximche. The park is south of the city of Tecpán Guatemala on a road known locally as the "Road to Iximche". Marker is in this post office area: Tecpán Guatemala, Chimaltenango 04006, Guatemala.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mayan Civilization in the Post Classic Period (within shouting distance of this marker); Mesoamerica and the Mayan Civilization (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sociopolitical Organization of Mayan Social Classes (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sotz'il Palace (about 90 meters away); Entrance to the City's Center (about 120 meters away); Stela Commemorating the End of the Oxlajpiq/Oxlajb’ak’tun (about 120 meters away); Temple 5 at Iximche (about 210 meters away); Xajil Palace (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tecpán Guatemala.
Categories. • Anthropology • Architecture • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 17, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.