Palenque – Temple of the Cross, West entrance panel

The British Museum2017-2019

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Left Entrance Panel to the shrine of the Temple of the Cross at the ancient Maya site of Palenque, Mexico. The object is a 19th century cast from the original, part of the Maudslay Collection at the British Museum.

Palenque is one of the top destinations of Chiapas and one of the best examples of Maya architecture in all of Mexico.The Temple of the Cross is one of three temples designed by Palenque's ruler K'inich Kan Bahlam.

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  • Title: Palenque – Temple of the Cross, West entrance panel
  • Creator: The British Museum
  • Date Created: 2017-2019
  • Location Created: The British Museum
  • Rights: © The Trustees of the British Museum

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