Chuwa Nima'ab' aj (Mixco Viejo)

The Altars of Mixco Viejo (Chuwa Nima Ab´AJ´)

The site of Chuwa Chuwa Nima Ab´Aj´ (Mixco Viejo), corresponding to the post-classical period of Mesoamerica is located in the northeastern sector of the Department of Chimaltenango in the Republic of Guatemala, it presents the traditional construction to the period of embattled type with defensive nature, which takes advantage of the formation of the land for this purpose.

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The most important structure in Plaza B, the Twin Pyramids (Structure B3), are located on the east side of the square. The twin pyramids ("a" on the left and "b" on the right) rest on a common base, and rise on five terraces. They face west, each...

The site of Chuwa Chuwa Nima Ab´Aj´ (Mixco Viejo), corresponding to the post-classical period of Mesoamerica is located in the northeastern sector of the Department of Chimaltenango in the Republic of Guatemala, it presents the...

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Compartimos información de expertos sobre temas de Cultura Maya, incluyendo los arqueólogos de Tulán.