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Elite Residence 2C3

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Detail of East Group on 1968 INAH map, showing location of Elite Residence near center.
Jan. 2002
Detail of East Group on 1968 INAH map, Elite Residence in center.
Jan. 2002
 Terrace of 2nd level of Elite Group, looking to Great Pyramid in distance.
Jan 2003 (24 mm lens)
Main (north) front, two columned doorways on either side of staircase; showing at top the surviving central wall of collapsed 2nd level.
Jan. 2001
North staircase with half vault passageway under staircase, leading to 2nd level terrace.
Jan. 2001
1930. Elite Residence, West Facade. 1st level facade at left and central staircase have partly survived (cf. photo below).
Photograph by Dan Leyrer as member of Blom/Tulane expedition, 1930. Scanned from 35mm slide of the original photograph (M.31.8.88). Reproduced with permission of the Middle American Research Institute (MARI), Tulane University.
Important surviving evidence of original form and structure of half-vaulted passageways under staircases ("flying staircase"), the capstone resting on the medial molding. Elite Residence, West Facade, Central Staircase.
Early photograph; scanned from 35mm slide taken of original photo. Reproduced Courtesy of The Division of Anthropology (M. H. Saville Collection), American Museum of Natural History.
Same view as in photo at left; vaulted passageway largely surviving, steps reconstructed.
Jan. 2003
 2003. West staircase; lower steps more fully restored (cf. 1930 photo above). At top one sees the remains of two large collapsed vaulted rooms, with warning since of extreme danger.
Jan. 2003 (24mm lens)
West facade, left side of ground floor facade, restored.
Jan. 2001
 West facade; steps of central staircase and right side of ground floor facade reconstructed.
Jan. 2001
 Close-up of staircase and underpass in photo at left. Cf. early photo above-left, showing opposite view. Wide capstone rests on medial molding.
Jan. 2001
 

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