Danzantes Temple in the center with System IV in the right backgroundLike System M, this complex includes temple-patio-temple as well. It is in the far northwest corner and serves as a kind of corner boundary to the site. The courtyard between the two buildings has low walls to the north and south. The temple at the rear is reached by a broad impressive staircase. Like other buildings at this site, the cornices have the double scapular decorative trim.
Views from the southeast, northeast and southeast
Details of the front temple
The tall stele (Stele 18) standing outside the north wall, 100 BCE-300 CEAccording to signage at the site, this stele is the oldest and tallest (5.8 meters) found here. It is believed that it was an astronomical instrument, verifying midday--one of the four Pre-hispanic divisions of the day. On the eastern side are two glyphs, one a water sign. Incisions on the western side may relate to a calendar.
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