Kaminaljuyu

The Potbellies

Phrase: Treasures that hold the history of the Mayan civilization.

In the city of Kaminaljuyu, considered one of the oldest in the Mayan territories, about 15 potbellies have been found. . The end of the elaboration is unknown, it has been estimated that they may be representations of babies, of the elite, of some deities, of a ruler or a funerary object [1].

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Phrase: Treasures that hold the history of the Mayan civilization.

Fuente: Elaboración propia

The Stela 11 is an archaeological piece found in the city of Kaminaljuyú. The image carved in the stone represents a standing ruler, with a very elaborated outfit and on his head is a representation of the “Principal Bird” at their feet, on both...

The Acropolis is an architectural set which housed the Kaminaljuyu’s elite. This archaeological site occupied much of 7 and 11 zones of the city, but has been gradually destroyed, there are currently several sheltered mounds, mainly in the...

Elaboración Propia

Phrase: Treasures that hold the history of the Mayan civilization.

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