Uxmal

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Uxmal
Uxmal Pyramid of the Magician.jpg
Uxmal is locatit in Mesoamericae
Uxmal
Location within Mesoamerica
Alternate nameÓoxmáal
LocationYucatánMexico
RegionYucatán
Coordinates20°21′34″N 89°46′17″W / 20.35944°N 89.77139°W / 20.35944; -89.77139
History
PeriodsLate Clessic tae Terminal Clessic
CultursMaya ceevilisation
Site notes
Offeecial namePre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal
CriteriaCultural: i, ii, iii
Reference791
Inscription1996 (20t Session)

Uxmal (Yucatec Maya: Óoxmáal [óˑʃmáˑl]) is an auncient Maya ceety o the classical period in present-day Mexico. It is considered ane o the maist important airchaeological steids o Maya cultur, alang wi Chichen Itza in Mexico; Caracol an Xunantunich in Belize, an Tikal in Guatemala. It is locatit in the Puuc region an is considered ane o the Maya ceeties maist representative o the region's dominant airchitectural style. It haes been designatit a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid in recogneetion o its signeeficance.