Flores in Municipality of Flores, Petén, Guatemala
Temple V at Tikal
Es uno de los templos más altos de Tikal, alcanzando una altura de 57 metros. Se compone de una base piramdial de siete cuerpos escalonadas, con las esquinas redondeadas. En la fachada tiene una ancha escalinata con alfarda. Durante las exploraciones se ha podido establece que no tiene subestructuras, lo que significa que fue construido desdge el inicio hasta el tope de la crestería en un solo momento cronológico alrededor de 650 d.C. siendo uno de los más tempranos de Tikal.
One of Tikal's highest temples, reaching a height of 57 meters. Dated to the early part of the Late Classic period. The structure consists of a pyramidal base with seven stepped bodies, with rounded corners. On the facade it has a wide staircase with balustrade. During the investigations it was possible to establish that it has no substructure, which means that it was built from the beginning to the top of the crest in a single chronological moment around 650 AD making it one of the earliest in Tikal.
Erected by Parque Nacional Tikal.
Location. 17° 13.191′ N, 89° 37.408′ W. Marker is in Flores, Petén, in Municipality of Flores. Touch for map. The marker is to the left
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple II (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); East Plaza at Tikal (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Temple III at Tikal National Park (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The "Acanaladuras" Palace (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Great Pyramid (approx. half a kilometer away); Sloping Panel Temple at Tikal National Park (approx. half a kilometer away); The Bat Palace (approx. half a kilometer away); Twin Pyramid Complex N (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flores.
Categories. • Architecture • Man-Made Features • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.