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Uxmal, 1982. Mexico. copyright photographer Marilyn Bridges

Uxmal, 1982. Uxmal was an important Mayan city in western Yucatan. The main buildings were constructed between about AD 850 and 925. In the foreground is a government palace named (by the Spaniards) the Nunnery. At lower left is the Pyramid of the Magician, 93 feet in height and the tallest building at Uxmal. At top right of center is the Governor’s Palace, with the longest façade in Pre-Columbian Central America. The Great Pyramid (at upper right) is shown only partially restored. The House of the Old Woman is at upper left.

Photograph from Markings: Sacred Landscapes from the Air
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