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Temple II, Tikal


Mark Cartwright
by Mike Vondran
published on 05 October 2014
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Temple II, Tikal, Guatemala. The temple was used as a tomb, probably for the queen of Maya ruler Jasaw Chan K'awiil (r. 682-734 CE), although, no remains have been discovered. The temple is 42 metres high and faces the larger temple-pyramid of Jasaw Chan K'awiil.

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