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Country : Mexico

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Photos marked as were added from 23 September 2019.


Country
Province
State
Place
Location
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Description Year
Taken
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Altar of Triumph.
1995
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Kneeling figure.
1991
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Head of a young man.
1991
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 An altar for infant sacrifice.
1991
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Carving of a priest performing a ceremony on the Serpent Stele. This is the oldest representation of the feathered serpent in Meso-America.
1995
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Mosaic of a mask.
1995
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 The Dragon Stele with a figure holding a staff in the shape of a shark.
1995
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Bearded man with head dress.
1991
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Olmec goddess.
1991
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 The largest and best preserved of the giant heads.
1991
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Giant head of a warrior. These heads are typical of Olmec sculpture.
1995
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Jade figurines.
1995
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Macaws.
1995
Mexico
Tabasco
La Venta
 Deer.
1991
Mexico
Campeche
 Plaza Principal in Campeche, formerly a Mayan port city.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
 The Cathedral de la Concepcion.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
 The Spanish colonial city dates from 1517.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
 The colonial centre.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
San Carlos Balwark
 San Carlos Balwark, one of several defence structures built to protect the city from pirates.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
San Carlos Balwark
 View from San Carlos Balwark.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
San Carlos Balwark
 Spanish cannon.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
San Carlos Balwark
 Dungeon with stocks.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
 San Pedro Balwark.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
 San Fransisco Balwark.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
Carvajal Mansion
 The lower floor of the Carvajal Mansion, built in the early 20th century by a plantation owner.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
Carvajal Mansion
 The mansion is famous for its beautiful staircase.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
Soledad Museum
 The Soledad Museum features many Mayan carvings.
1995
Mexico
Campeche
Soledad Museum
 Mayan carving from the Classic Maya period (250 to 900).
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 Merida is the capital of the Yucatan, a peninsula inhabited by the descendenats of the Mayas.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 Yucateca woman with distinctive white embroidered huipiles.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 The Cathedral was completed in 1598 on the site of a Mayan temple.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 The Casa de Montejo has a carving of triumphant Conqistedors atop the heads of defeated Mayas.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Municipal Palace
 The Municipal Palace (1542) was once a jail house.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Municipal Palace
 Arcades.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 Dressed for and going to church.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Government Palace
 The Government Palace dates from 1542.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Government Palace
 The palace contains a series of murals by Fernando Castro showing the interaction between the Spanish and the Mayas.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Government Palace
 Mural by Fernando Castro showing Mayans in chains.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Government Palace
 Mural by Fernando Castro showing Mayans being herded off into slavery.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Government Palace
 Mural by Fernando Castro showing a Mayan priest and an ear of corn.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Government Palace
 Mural by Fernando Castro showing a Spanish horseman on the attack.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Government Palace
 Mural by Fernando Castro showing Mayans as slaves.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Government Palace
 The Eagle and serpent is a symbol of Mexico. The painting is by Fernando Castro.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
Government Palace
 View from the courtyard.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 Most buildings date from the 16th century.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 Much of Spanish Merida was built by Mayan slaves.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 Large mansion along Paseo Montejo.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 One of the few surviving Mayan manuscripts that was not destroyed by the Catholic Church.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 The colonial centre.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 Movie posters for USA movies.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 Mayan village house.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Merida
 Rural scene.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
 Chichen Itza is a Mayan site that flourished between 550 and 900 AD.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
 Chichen Itza is a Mayan site with later Toltec influence (1100 to 1500).
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 El Castillo is a 30m high step pyramid at the centre of the site.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 The pyramid has four staircases each rising at an angle of 45 degrees.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 Stonework at the base.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 Image of Kukulkan, the feathered serpent god of the Toltecs.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 The number of levels represent elements of the Mayan calendar.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 A temple sits atop the pyramid.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 Carved circular column at the temple entrance.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 Carvings inside the temple entrance.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 Passage inside the pyramid.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 A Toltec chacmul inside the pyramid.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
El Castillo
 Red jaguar with jade eyes and flint fangs.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
 Many structures are to be found in the rain forest.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 The enormous Ball Court is the largest in Mexico.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 The Ball Court is 135m long.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 The team getting the rubber ball through this ring won. The losing team were often put to death.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 The Ball Court is flanked by high walls and temples.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 The Temple of the Jaguars is attached to the Ball Court.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 Statue of a jaguar at the Temple of the Jaguars.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 Carved entrance at the Temple of the Jaguars.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 Steep staircase to the ball court viewing area.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 View into the ball court and a temple from the top of the walls.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 Snake pillars.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 The snake god, Kukulkan.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 Carvings of figures on the walls of the ball court.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 Ball player.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 Carving of a player in ceremonial dress.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 Player with a bat.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Ball Court
 Shield with a skull.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
 The sacred canote is a 60m high, 35m deep well where gold and jade from as far as Colombia has been excavated.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of Skulls
 The Temple of Skulls is a low structure.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of Skulls
 The heads of sacrificial victims were displayed at the temple.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of Skulls
 Carvings of skulls line the walls.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of Skulls
 Figure of Kukulkan, the snake god.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of Skulls
 Priest with decapitated heads.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of Skulls
 Eagle eating human heart.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of Skulls
 Jaguar eating human heart.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
 The Temple of the Bearded Man.
1995
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Warriors
 View of the Toltec style Temple of the Warriors.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Warriors
 The complex consists of a large stepped pyramid fronted and flanked by rows of carved columns depicting warriors.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Warriors
 The Group of 1000 Columns consists of many round columns.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Warriors
 Square carved columns are part of the Group of 1000 Columns.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Warriors
 The Toltec snake deity.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Warriors
 The square columns are carved with warriors.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Warriors
 A chacmul, used to hold sacrificial objects like hearts.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Warriors
 View of the Group of 1000 Columns from the top of the pyramid.
1991
Mexico
Yucatan
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Warriors
 Snake pillars.
1991

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