Iximche

Iximche

CITY OF IXIMCHE 

The City of Iximche was the pre-Hispanic regional capital of utmost importance in Guatemala. Its name means “Corn tree” in CAKCHIQUEL (Mayan Language) and is located in the township of Tecpán, department of Chimaltenango. This was the settlement of the Mayans Cakchiqueles between 1470 until 1524, year that the Spaniards conquer what today is the Guatemalan territory (Palacios, 2018).

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Fuente: Elaboración propia

Phrase:  Sacred drink.

Del Águila (2008, p. 43) 1, states that this is a piece composed of ten jaguar heads made of gold. These pieces were found next to two well-polished jade basins, and another forty smaller gold pieces.

CITY OF IXIMCHE 

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