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South Temple


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South Temple, unexcavated and unrestored.
Jan. 2001
South Temple sits atop a great truncated pyramid at south of the Dovecote Group Acropolis.
Jan. 2003
Surviving section at top of South Temple.
Jan. 2001
Interior of vaulted room, showing non-structural nature of end wall.
Jan. 2001
Detail of vault structure in photo at left.
Jan. 2001
Detail of vault structure in photo at far left.
Jan. 2001
Unrestored vault, showing boot stones tenoned into concrete core and capping stone: not a structural arch, not a corbelled arch.
Jan. 2001
Phalluses, difficult to interpret because their original context unknown.
Jan. 2001
Same phalluses as in photo at left.
Jan. 2001
Panorama from South Temple, left-to-right no.1; in middle ground left the Cemetery Group; in distance a modern hotel; this photo looks along the main axis at Uxmal, from this South Temple to the North Group near the center distance.
Jan. 2001
Panorama from South Temple, left-to-right no.2; Dovecote roofcomb, Nunnery Quadrangle, Pyramid of the Magician, and Great Pyramid.
Jan. 2001
Panorama from South Temple, left-to-right no.3; South and west sides of Great Pyramid, a few details showing, unexcavated and unrestored except on north.
Jan. 2001
 

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