Images by Clive Ruggles
The following images derive originally from the online archive
of Clive Ruggles. They were moved to this site in order to speed
delivery for people on this side of the Atlantic. Reference to other
images in this archive are also made in this document. However, if the
images were not of either Uxmal or Chichén Itzá, the
link is directly to Ruggles' site in the UK.
- Overview of the Uxmal Zona
Arquelogica from the top of El Adivino
- In the middle ground lies the ballcourt (see map). In the distance
are seen the Governor's Palace(left), The Great Pyramid (center),
the Dovecotes roof comb (right) and the House of the Turtles (in front
of the Great Pyramid).
- A view of the Nunnery Quadrangle
from the top of El Adivino
- The lowest roof, along the left edge, belongs to the South building.
The North building, opposite, was constructed on the highest platform.
The East and West buildings are intermediate.
- Overview of the West
building of the Nunnery Quadrangle (with tourists)
- Facade of the West
building of the Nunnery Quadrangle
- showing the snake motif and the stacked Chac masks.
- El Adivino from the front
- El Castillo from the front.
- El Castillo from the left side,
near the Platform of the Eagles and Jaguars.
- Closeup of serpent head at foot of stairway on El Castillo
- Closeup of Jaguar and Eagle (with hearts)
- on the side of the Platform of the Eagles and Jaguars.
- Carvings along the base of the
Ball Court sides
- Carvings at the end of the Ball Court
- Sacred Cenote
- Temple of the Warriors from atop El Castillo
- Temple of the Warriors front view.
- Chacmol on the Temple of the Warriors
- Altar in the Temple of the Warriors
- Standard and Serpent Head
on the Temple of the Warriors
- Hall of Columns near the Temple of the Warriors
- Nunnery Annex
- The small "church" structure
- El Caracol and El Castillo from atop the Nunnery
- El Caracol from the West
- El Caracol from the Northwest
- El Caracol dome
- El Caracol lower level
- El Caracol interior
- Windows 2 and 3 in the El Caracol dome
- View through Window 2 El Caracol dome
- View through Window 1 El Caracol dome
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