Palace, Palenque

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Mark Cartwright
by Alfred Diem
published on 01 October 2014

The Palace building of Palenque. With the northern half and tower dating to c. 721 CE, the structure is one of the most complex in Maya architecture and its square tower is unique in Mesoamerican sites.

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Diem, A. (2014, October 01). Palace, Palenque. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Diem, Alfred. "Palace, Palenque." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Oct 2014. Web. 05 Feb 2023.