Ek Balam Acropolis stairs and symbolism
Carved decorations at the bottom of the stairs for the Acropolis on the northern side of the Ek'Balam archeological site on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. It was once a thriving city of Maya Civilization dating to the Late Classic period. It is 30km north of Valladolid and is named for "Black Jaguar" a distinctive motif throughout the site.
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Black Jaguar Ek Balam Ek'Balam Maya Maya civilization Mayan Mayan Riviera Mesoamerican Mexican Mexico Ukit Kan Le'k Tok' Yucatan Yucatan Peninsula ancient ancient civilization archaeology archeological art artistic carvings clay crypt decoration historic pre-Colombian ruins sculpture stairs statue steps stone tomb