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Palace, Palenque


Mark Cartwright
by Alfred Diem
published on 01 October 2014
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The Palace building of Palenque. With the northern half and tower dating to c. 721 CE, the structure is one of the most complex in Maya architecture and its square tower is unique in Mesoamerican sites.

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