The Temple of the Frescoes, Tulum, Mexico

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Joshua J. Mark
by Betsy Mark
published on 29 January 2019
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The Temple of the Frescoes dates to around the 11th century CE while the paintings on the walls inside date to 11th-12th centuries CE. A second storey was added later. Two red hand prints can be seen on this second level thought by some scholars to represent the Descending God.

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Mark, B. (2019, January 29). The Temple of the Frescoes, Tulum, Mexico. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9959/the-temple-of-the-frescoes-tulum-mexico/

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Mark, Betsy. "The Temple of the Frescoes, Tulum, Mexico." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 29, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9959/the-temple-of-the-frescoes-tulum-mexico/.

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Mark, Betsy. "The Temple of the Frescoes, Tulum, Mexico." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jan 2019. Web. 17 Sep 2021.