Chichen Itza and its Cenote of Sacrifice
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Chichen Itza and its Cenote of Sacrifice a comparitive study of contemporaneous Maya and Toltec. by Alfred M. Tozzer

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Published by Peabody Museum in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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SeriesMemoirs of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology -- v.12
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Open LibraryOL13924049M

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2 days ago  The Cenote of Sacrifice, the First Gateway. The Sacred Well is oval shaped ( feet by feet / 50 meters by 61 meters)). From its lip to the water the drop is 72 feet (22 meters) and its depth is 65 feet (20 meters); there is a bed of mud about 20 feet (6 meters) thick at the bottom. The Well of Sacrifice (Cenote de Sacrificio) (George Fery)   Ik kil is just a short walk from the world-famous monument of Chichen Itza and the town of Piste, towards Valladolid. Admission is 70 MXN (35MXN children) and I recommend to visit it as one-day trip with Chichen Itza. Of course in order - Firstly cultural experience in Chichen Itza, and then a pleasant chill (especially during hot days) in Ik :// Come joins on for a one of a kind private ruins tour of the Chichen Itza, a refreshing cenote swim and a historical stop in the golden city of Izamal Volume Artifacts from the Cenote of Sacrifice, Chichen Itza, Yucatan: Textiles, Basketry, Stone, Bone, Shell Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search  › Books › History › Ancient Civilizations.

  A large cenote (sacred well or spring) located at the northern end of Chichen Itza has immense ceremonial and archaeological significance. Long rumored to have been the site of human sacrifice Cenote Sagrado, or Sacred Cenote, is a noted cenote in the northern Yucatan Peninsula. It is also known as “Well of Sacrifice” for the Mayans. It is located within close proximity to Chichen Itza, which is the most notable archaeological ruin for the history of the Mayan ://   p. APPENDIX B THE SACRIFICIAL CENOTE AT CHICHEN ITZA. Chichen Itzá was at one time not only the greatest and most powerful city in Yucatan, but it was a sacred city as well, a center of pilgrimage to which people flocked from every part of the peninsula and from foreign countries also to make offerings of gold, incense, copper, precious stones and human :// Artifacts from the Cenote of Sacrifice Chichen Itza Yucatan Book Summary: In this abundantly illustrated third and final volume on the artifacts found by Edward H. Thompson in the Well of Sacrifice, specialists analyze the great variety of objects and debate whether they represent evidence of dateable prehistorical ritual. The collection includes the rare remains of hundreds of textiles

Chichen Itza, a ruined ancient Maya city occupying an area of 4 square miles (10 square km) in south-central Yucatan state, Mexico. It was founded about the 6th century CE, presumably by Mayan peoples who had occupied the region since the Pre-Classic Period. In Facts about Chichen Itza A Cenote under the main pyramid of Kukulkan. This is the most recent of out top 10 Facts about Chichen Itza. In August , archaeologists discovered a cenote under the Kukulkan pyramid. This finding confused the researchers, but for an archaeologist expert in submarine archeology, the answer was simple: A guided cultural full day tour in Yucatan Peninsula to enjoy the precolombian and postcolonial history in Chichen Itza and Valladolid colonial city. An excursion to refresh in a pristine cenote localy manage by the Mayan community and also take advantage of the best yucatan :// The Cenote Maya is located in Cenote Maya Park, 25 kilometers from Valladolid, Yucatan, is considered the cenote with the largest dome of the Peninsula. Itinerary to a.m. (Pick-up at hotels in the Riviera Maya or Cancun). to a.m. Arrival at Chichen Itza. Chichen Itza ( hours guided tour at the archaeological site).