The Temple of the Jaguars

A small temple with complex decorations

British Museum

This temple rises over the eastern wall of the ballcourt. It may be small but it is covered with complex decorations.

The entrance

The two columns at the entrance are covered with shapes of serpents, jaguars, and shields.

Inside the Temple

Inside, there were multi-colored reliefs and a mural painting depicting a war scene.

Chichen Itza – Great Ball Court, Sculptured Chamber E, The British Museum, 2017-2019, From the collection of: British Museum
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The lower temple

Below it, we can find the Lower Temple of the Jaguars.

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