Flores, Petén, Guatemala
Also known as Temple of Masks. 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.
Location. 17° 13.321′ N, 89° 37.455′ W. Marker is in Flores, Petén. Touch for map. The marker is near Temple II at Tikal National Park in Petén, Guatemala.
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 (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.
Categories. • Anthropology • Architecture • Man-Made Features • Native Americans •
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