Photographer's Note

This temple sits atop the east wing of the Ball Court at the southern end. It faces west, resting as it does on a large base complete with steps leading up to the entrance. There are two vaulted galleries with a magnificent portico formed by two impressive columns. The bases of these take the form of serpents' heads and the capitals of rattlesnakes. Above, a frieze, marked off by moldings of intertwined serpents, is sculpted with stone mosaics. Outstanding is a procession of jaguars marching through shields typical of Central Mexico. The roof is finished with battlements in the form of shields crossed by arrows.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 957] (1979)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-02-13
  • Categories: Arquitectura
  • Exposición: f/4, 1/640 segundos
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  • Versión de la foto: Versión original
  • Date Submitted: 2013-12-12 3:53
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