Monumentos

Q'umarkaj: capital del reino Quiché

La ciudad de Q’umarkaj fue la capital del Reino Quiché. Pertenece al Período Postclásico (1250-1523 D.C.). Asentaba en una meseta de 120 000 metros cuadrados, rodeada de barrancos con una profundidad de más de 100 metros, el sitio está rodeado por la Sierra Madre y la Sierra de los Cuchumatanes, combinados con amplios valles de la cuenca central de El Quiché. En su momento de mayor apogeo llegó a tener una población de 15 mil habitantes.

Spanish

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

Mayans where outstanding sculptors. With materials as stone and stucco, this art took three forms: the first one, relief, bas-relief and even three-dimensional works, which formed part of the architectural ornamentation (C.P., 2009).

Fuente: Elaboración propia

The ceramic analyzes in the region of Guatemala, are nuclear, that is to say that a regional analysis
has not yet been achieved, for this reason it is based on regrouping of the material by site, in a
complete way so that the studies in...

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