Chicanná, Campeche--page 2(of two pages)

600-900 CE

Structure X


Structure XI and abstract serpent motifs


Structure I

This building, opposite Structure II (preceding page), is the largest at the site and the clearest example of the Rio Bec style. It has vertical towers at both ends connected by a series of rooms and Chac faces. Panels between the doorways are decorated with stone mosaics like those at Becán and Xpujil.

Structure VI--combined styles

The entrance features a somewhat damaged Chenes portal; the roof comb is elaborate. Some rooms in the interior have Puuc-style columns.

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