Excavations in the East Plaza of Tikal, Volumes I and II
Tikal Report 16
98 pages | 8 1/2 x 11
Cloth 1996 | ISBN 978-0-924171-42-0 | $75.00s | £49.00 | Add to cart
Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
This book includes description of the excavations in the East Plaza and the large acropolis-like mound to the east. all of the structures of the East Plaza are supported by a single flat surface, Platform 5D-2. Excavation revealed that the area maintained a constancy of form over time. The East Plaza served as an area for the gathering of large crowds of people. The author has identified the eastern portion of the Plaza as the principal marketplace of Tikal.