The Caracol, Chichen Itza

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Mark Cartwright
by Daniel Shwen
published on 24 September 2014
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The Caracol or Observatory of Chichen Itza, Mexico. Constructed prior to 800 CE, this Maya building was used as an astronomical observatory, especially of Venus.

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