MAYA Trachyte head representing the young wheat god Yum Caax. Its physiognomy reflects the ideals of Mayan masculine beauty. Classic Mayan style Copan Honduras. 435 805 AD The ruins of Cop n in the valley of the homonymous river in Honduras represent one of the most important Mayan sites in existence. City state of the classical period populated by more than 20 000 inhabitants in an urban area of 4 square km and a global territory of 500 km had its apogee between 435 and 805 AD Considered the Athens of the New World it is it has been the subject of numerous archaeological expeditions and in 1980 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Honduras

title: MAYAN, HEAD OF GOD YUM CAAX

subject date: 2005-07-15

caption: MAYA Trachyte head representing the young wheat god Yum Caax. Its physiognomy reflects the ideals of Mayan masculine beauty. Classic Mayan style, Copan Honduras. (435-805 AD) The ruins of Copán in the valley of the homonymous river in Honduras represent one of the most important Mayan sites in existence. City-state of the classical period populated by more than 20,000 inhabitants in an urban area of 4 square km and a global territory of 500 km, had its apogee between 435 and 805 AD Considered the Athens of the New World, it is it has been the subject of numerous archaeological expeditions and in 1980 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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continent: America Latina

image century : V - VII

image epoch: Precolombiano

subject century: V - VII

subject epoch: Precolombiano

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mythologyMayaYum CaaxGodgrainagriculturebeautymandivinitywoodCentral AmericaLatin AmericaMondo antico

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