Mask Temple, Lamanai


Mask Temple, Lamanai


Mask Temple
The Mask Temple at Lamanai

The Mask Temple is a Maya civilization structure at the archaeological site of Lamanai, in present-day Orange Walk District, Belize.

It is the smallest of three excavated pre-Columbian temples. Mask carving is exposed on the right side wall. Another carving had been covered by a stone wall on the left side; it was uncovered in the spring of 2011, revealing an identical mask. This marks the tradition of symmetry in Mayan architecture.

The Mask (Mask Temple, Lamanai)



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