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Izamal is a small city that has been continuously occupied since the time of the Maya.It was visited by Catherwood and Stephens towards the end of their second journey through the Yucatan. At that time Catherwood drew one of the large stucco heads, all of which have subsequently disappeared.

The pyramid of Kinich-Kakmo, illustrated here, is one of the largest structures in the Yucatan in terms of its footprint on the ground and its volume.

Izamal - Pyramid of Kinich Kak - Interpretive sign

Izamal  -   Pyramid of Kinich Kak - Interpretive sign

Izamal - large stones mentioned on sign

Izamal  -   large stones mentioned on sign

Itzamatul - view of Izamal from top of Itzmatul

Itzamatul  -   view of Izamal from top of Itzmatul

Izamal - Upper Pyramid of Kinich Kak Moo viewed from the broad top of the lower pyramid.

Izamal  -   Upper Pyramid of Kinich Kak Moo viewed from the broad top of the lower pyramid.

Izamal - Upper Pyramid of Kinich Kak

Izamal  -   Upper Pyramid of Kinich Kak

Izamal - Upper Pyramid of Kinich Kak Moo - stonework

Izamal  -   Upper Pyramid of Kinich Kak Moo - stonework

Izamal - view from top of the upper pyramid of Kinich Kak Moo over the town of Izamal

Izamal  -   view from top of the upper pyramid of Kinich Kak Moo  over the town of Izamal

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