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Uxmal: DGJ_6356 - Iguana House

DGJ_6356 - Iguana House

In the background is the Pyramid of the Magician. The structure with the columns is a beautifully proportioned temple, I found a map that says it was the Iguana House (Temple of the Iguana). It is between the Pyramid of the Magician and the Governor's Palace. Itzamn : "Iguana House", principal pre-Columbian Mayan deity. The ruler of heaven, day, and night, he frequently appeared as four gods called Itzamns, who encased the world.

Credit: Dennis Jarvis / Flickr