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Palenque Pyramid and Tomb of Pacal

Also know as Temple of the Inscriptions

 

     The tomb of Lord Shield Pacal in the base temple was discovered in 1952 by Alberto Ruz L'Huillier. The temple was originally built between 672-682 AD. The pyramid is seventy five feet tall. (Fergson & Royce, 1977)

Pyramid of Pacal

The temples steps were later widen which the remains can still be seen at the base of the temple.

Temple of Pacal

 

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