The Passages to the Underworld at Tonina

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Illustration

Joshua J. Mark
by Simon Burchell
published on 08 July 2012
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This building at the Mayan site of Tonina is known as the Passage to the Underworld or the Temple of the Underworld. The archways in this picture lead to an extensive network of hallways which define the word `labyrinth'. As with many structures at Mayan sites, the original purpose of this building is not known.

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APA Style

Burchell, S. (2012, July 08). The Passages to the Underworld at Tonina. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/762/the-passages-to-the-underworld-at-tonina/

Chicago Style

Burchell, Simon. "The Passages to the Underworld at Tonina." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 08, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/762/the-passages-to-the-underworld-at-tonina/.

MLA Style

Burchell, Simon. "The Passages to the Underworld at Tonina." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Jul 2012. Web. 01 Aug 2021.