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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 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.
 
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Temple II Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
2. Temple II Marker
Temple II at Tikal image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
3. Temple II at Tikal
The temple is currently 125 ft. tall (38 meters) in height.
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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 22 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.
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