Becán, Campeche--page 2 (of two pages)

600-900 CE




The Central Plaza with Structures VIII, IX, X

Structure VIII

On the east side of the plaza (see map), this structure is similar to Structure I, with twin towers and a wide stairway ascending to an entrance with a now ruined monster mask.
 

Structure IX

This huge pyramid on the north side of the Central Plaza is the tallest building at Becán.
 

Structure X

This temple and residence contains twelve rooms on the top and lower levels, stone mosaic details, and the remains of an elaborate roof comb. (See below.)
 

Details of Structure X

 

The small Ball court

The left image has the back of Structure X in the background.


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