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Three Rio Bec sites in the Yucatan.Rounded towers are typical of the Rio Bec style. Xpuhil is unique, though in having three towers rather than two. Note the similarity in the doorway masks for Chicanna and Hormiguero, especially the teeth above the doorway itself.

Hormiguero, Structure 2 with Chenes monster-mouth mask

Hormiguero, Structure 2 with Chenes monster-mouth mask

Hormiguero, Structure 2, detail of monster-mouth mask

Hormiguero, Structure 2, detail of monster-mouth mask

Hormiguero, Structure 2, Rio Bec style towers and Frontal Masks

Hormiguero, Structure 2, Rio Bec style towers and Frontal Masks

Hormiguero - Structure 2, Passageway

Hormiguero   - Structure 2, Passageway

Hormiguero - Structure 5

Hormiguero   - Structure 5

Chicanna - Structure 2 - doorway

Chicanna - Structure 2 - doorway

Chicanna - Structure 2 - another doorway

Chicanna - Structure 2 - another doorway

Chicanna - Structure 2 - doorway, detail

Chicanna - Structure 2 - doorway, detail

Hormiguero, Structure 2, detail of monster-mouth mask

Hormiguero, Structure 2, detail of monster-mouth mask

Chicanna - Structure 2 - red glyphs near doorway

Chicanna - Structure 2 - red glyphs near doorway

Ramón tree, Yaxox in Mayan

Ramón tree,  Yaxox in Mayan

Xpuhil - Sturcture 1, sign

Xpuhil - Sturcture 1, sign

Xpuhil - Structure 1

Xpuhil - Structure 1

Xpuhil - Sturcture 1, rounded tower

Xpuhil - Sturcture 1, rounded tower

Xpuhil - Sturcture 4, sign

Xpuhil - Sturcture 4, sign

Xpuhil - Structure 4 - rod holder?

Xpuhil - Structure 4 - rod holder?

Xpuhil - Structure 4, interior room and bench

Xpuhil - Structure 4, interior room and bench

Categories & Keywords
Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Temples
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Keywords:Archeology, Maya, Mexico, Ruins, Yucatan