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  • WebPictures
    26 images India2012 138 images Maggie Pictures 157 images Merida Mexico and Chichen Itza 45 images Orange County Fire 25 images SanFrancisco 2004 14 images Santa Monica Pier October 2007 19 images Scuba Diving Pictures 250 images Star Trails 4 images Storm Photos 45 images The Balsams 30 images Turkeys 30 images White Water Rafting 2001 6 images 3246 images Artistic Creative Shots Austin Texas Bar Harbor 2004 Belding Wildlife

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  • Dockyard
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  • HomePage/Photos/Bermuda/Ferry Reach/IMG_2571_0870209749
    Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi Date 3 7 09 12 35 PM ISO 200 Exp Time 1 1250s Aperture 8 0 Focal Length 24 0mm Latitude N 32 22 4 01 Longitude W 64 42 23 12 Altitude 1 metres

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  • HomePage/Photos/Bermuda/Ferry Reach/IMG_5549_870209749
    4 09 8 35 AM 1024x683px 531kB Photographer Clifton Vachon Camera Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi Date 10 4 09 8 35 AM ISO 200 Exp Time 1 1600s Aperture

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  • Merida Mexico and Chichen Itza
    kan means serpent in the period that ended in 987 AD A strong case has been made that Kukulkan and Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl were most likely the same person and that he brought the Toltec practices and beliefs to Chichen Itza including the practice of human sacrifice The Toltecs were somewhat open to new ideas however at Chichen Itza incorporating some beliefs held by the Maya already IMG 8072 320410472 Source http www chichenitza com listingview php listingID 5 The history of Chichen Itza as with many aspects of Mayan history is obscure Written records are scarce In the historical records which is exist dates that were several years apart were often given the same name due to the organization of the old Mayan calendar Roughly all sources agree that from approximately 550 AD to 800 AD Chichen Itza existed mainly as a ceremonial center for the Maya civilization The area was then largely abandoned for about a hundred years no one knows reason to be resettled around 900 AD again Shortly before 1000 AD it was invaded by a people from the north the Toltecs The Toltecs had settled near modern day Mexico City at Tula around 900 AD under the rule of a king Topiltzin Topiltzin also took the name of Feathered Serpent or Quetzalcoatl the name of an Aztec god A rival warrior faction forced Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl and also his followers out of Tula around 987 AD Mayan historical sources mention that a man who called himself Kukulkan arrived in Chichen Itza from the west Kukul means feathered and kan means serpent in the period that ended in 987 AD A strong case has been made that Kukulkan and Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl were most likely the same person and that he brought the Toltec practices and beliefs to Chichen Itza including the practice of human sacrifice The Toltecs were somewhat open to new ideas however at Chichen Itza incorporating some beliefs held by the Maya already data modified 15147 data size 689 00 kB data width 1024 data height 683 data map 20 68392 88 56903 data mapid 18 21 Templo de los Guerreros Temple of the Warriors Templo de los Guerreros Temple of the Warriors Templo de los Guerreros Temple of the Warriors Templo de los Guerreros Temple of the Warriors data modified 15147 data size 654 00 kB data width 1024 data height 683 data map 20 68383 88 56905 data mapid 19 22 Source http www chichenitza com listingview php listingID 5 The history of Chichen Itza as with many aspects of Mayan history is obscure Written records are scarce In the historical records which is exist dates that were several years apart were often given the same name due to the organization of the old Mayan calendar Roughly all sources agree that from approximately 550 AD to 800 AD Chichen Itza existed mainly as a ceremonial center for the Maya civilization The area was then largely abandoned for about a hundred years no one knows reason to be resettled around 900 AD again Shortly before 1000 AD it was invaded by a people from the north the Toltecs The Toltecs had settled near modern day Mexico City at Tula around 900 AD under the rule of a king Topiltzin Topiltzin also took the name of Feathered Serpent or Quetzalcoatl the name of an Aztec god A rival warrior faction forced Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl and also his followers out of Tula around 987 AD Mayan historical sources mention that a man who called himself Kukulkan arrived in Chichen Itza from the west Kukul means feathered and kan means serpent in the period that ended in 987 AD A strong case has been made that Kukulkan and Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl were most likely the same person and that he brought the Toltec practices and beliefs to Chichen Itza including the practice of human sacrifice The Toltecs were somewhat open to new ideas however at Chichen Itza incorporating some beliefs held by the Maya already IMG 8079 320410472 Source http www chichenitza com listingview php listingID 5 The history of Chichen Itza as with many aspects of Mayan history is obscure Written records are scarce In the historical records which is exist dates that were several years apart were often given the same name due to the organization of the old Mayan calendar Roughly all sources agree that from approximately 550 AD to 800 AD Chichen Itza existed mainly as a ceremonial center for the Maya civilization The area was then largely abandoned for about a hundred years no one knows reason to be resettled around 900 AD again Shortly before 1000 AD it was invaded by a people from the north the Toltecs The Toltecs had settled near modern day Mexico City at Tula around 900 AD under the rule of a king Topiltzin Topiltzin also took the name of Feathered Serpent or Quetzalcoatl the name of an Aztec god A rival warrior faction forced Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl and also his followers out of Tula around 987 AD Mayan historical sources mention that a man who called himself Kukulkan arrived in Chichen Itza from the west Kukul means feathered and kan means serpent in the period that ended in 987 AD A strong case has been made that Kukulkan and Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl were most likely the same person and that he brought the Toltec practices and beliefs to Chichen Itza including the practice of human sacrifice The Toltecs were somewhat open to new ideas however at Chichen Itza incorporating some beliefs held by the Maya already data modified 15147 data size 818 00 kB data width 1024 data height 683 data map 20 68415 88 56856 data mapid 20 23 Sacred Cenote Well of Sacrifice Source http www marviya com sitesE html Northern Yucatán is arid and the rivers in the interior all run underground There are two large natural sink holes called cenotes that could have provided plentiful water year round at Chichen making it attractive for settlement Of the two cenotes the Cenote Sagrado or Sacred Cenote also variously known as the Sacred Well or Well of Sacrifice is the most famous According to post Conquest sources Maya and Spanish pre Columbian Maya sacrificed objects and human beings into the cenote as a form of worship to the Maya rain god Chaac Edward Herbert Thompson dredged the Cenote Sagrado from 1904 to 1910 and recovered artifacts of gold jade pottery and incense as well as human remains 8 A study of human remains taken from the Cenote Sagrado found that they had wounds consistent with human sacrifice Sacred Cenote Well of Sacrifice Source http www marviya com sitesE html Northern Yucatán is arid and the rivers in the interior all run underground There are two large natural sink holes called cenotes that could have provided plentiful water year round at Chichen making it attractive for settlement Of the two cenotes the Cenote Sagrado or Sacred Cenote also variously known as the Sacred Well or Well of Sacrifice is the most famous According to post Conquest sources Maya and Spanish pre Columbian Maya sacrificed objects and human beings into the cenote as a form of worship to the Maya rain god Chaac Edward Herbert Thompson dredged the Cenote Sagrado from 1904 to 1910 and recovered artifacts of gold jade pottery and incense as well as human remains 8 A study of human remains taken from the Cenote Sagrado found that they had wounds consistent with human sacrifice data modified 15147 data size 1 00 MB data width 1024 data height 683 data map 20 68751 88 56789 data mapid 21 24 IMG 8093 320410472 data modified 15147 data size 806 00 kB data width 1024 data height 683 data map 20 6875 88 56788 data mapid 22 25 Sacred Cenote Well of Sacrifice Northern Yucatán is arid and the rivers in the interior all run underground There are two large natural sink holes called cenotes that could have provided plentiful water year round at Chichen making it attractive for settlement Of the two cenotes the Cenote Sagrado or Sacred Cenote also variously known as the Sacred Well or Well of Sacrifice is the most famous According to post Conquest sources Maya and Spanish pre Columbian Maya sacrificed objects and human beings into the cenote as a form of worship to the Maya rain god Chaac Edward Herbert Thompson dredged the Cenote Sagrado from 1904 to 1910 and recovered artifacts of gold jade pottery and incense as well as human remains 8 A study of human remains taken from the Cenote Sagrado found that they had wounds consistent with human sacrifice Source http www marviya com sitesE html Sacred Cenote Well of Sacrifice Northern Yucatán is arid and the rivers in the interior all run underground There are two large natural sink holes called cenotes that could have provided plentiful water year round at Chichen making it attractive for settlement Of the two cenotes the Cenote Sagrado or Sacred Cenote also variously known as the Sacred Well or Well of Sacrifice is the most famous According to post Conquest sources Maya and Spanish pre Columbian Maya sacrificed objects and human beings into the cenote as a form of worship to the Maya rain god Chaac Edward Herbert Thompson dredged the Cenote Sagrado from 1904 to 1910 and recovered artifacts of gold jade pottery and incense as well as human remains 8 A study of human remains taken from the Cenote Sagrado found that they had wounds consistent with human sacrifice Source http www marviya com sitesE html data modified 15147 data size 980 00 kB data width 1024 data height 683 data map 20 68746 88 56762 data mapid 23 26 Templo de los Guerreros Temple of the Warriors Source http archaeology about com od archaeologic7 ig Chichen Itza Temple of the Warriors htm The Temple of the Warriors is one of the most impressive structures at Chichén Itzá It may be the only known late classic Maya building sufficiently big enough for really large gatherings The temple consists of four platforms flanked on the west and south sides by 200 round and square columns The square columns are carved in low relief with Toltec warriors in some places they are cemented together in sections covered with plaster and painted in brilliant colors The Temple of Warriors is approached by a broad stairway with a plain stepped ramp on either side each ramp has figures of standard bearers to hold flags A chacmool reclined before the main entrance On the top S shaped serpent columns supported wooden lintels now gone above the doorways Decorative features on the head of each serpent and astronomical signs are carved over the eyes On the top of each serpent head is a shallow basin that might have been used as an oil lamp Templo de los Guerreros Temple of the Warriors Source http archaeology about com od archaeologic7 ig Chichen Itza Temple of the Warriors htm The Temple of the Warriors is one of the most impressive structures at Chichén Itzá It may be the only known late classic Maya building sufficiently big enough for really large gatherings The temple consists of four platforms flanked on the west and south sides by 200 round and square columns The square columns are carved in low relief with Toltec warriors in some places they are cemented together in sections covered with plaster and painted in brilliant colors The Temple of Warriors is approached by a broad stairway with a plain stepped ramp on either side each ramp has figures of standard bearers to hold flags A chacmool reclined before the main entrance On the top S shaped serpent columns supported wooden lintels now gone above the doorways Decorative features on the head of each serpent and astronomical signs are carved over the eyes On the top of each serpent head is a shallow basin that might have been used as an oil lamp data modified 15147 data size 945 00 kB data width 1024 data height 683 data map 20 68348 88 56743 data mapid 24 27 Source http www chichenitza com listingview php listingID 5 The history of Chichen Itza as with many aspects of Mayan history is obscure Written records are scarce In the historical records which is exist dates that were several years apart were often given the same name due to the organization of the old Mayan calendar Roughly all sources agree that from approximately 550 AD to 800 AD Chichen Itza existed mainly as a ceremonial center for the Maya civilization The area was then largely abandoned for about a hundred years no one knows reason to be resettled around 900 AD again Shortly before 1000 AD it was invaded by a people from the north the Toltecs The Toltecs had settled near modern day Mexico City at Tula around 900 AD under the rule of a king Topiltzin Topiltzin also took the name of Feathered Serpent or Quetzalcoatl the name of an Aztec god A rival warrior faction forced Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl and also his followers out of Tula around 987 AD Mayan historical sources mention that a man who called himself Kukulkan arrived in Chichen Itza from the west Kukul means feathered and kan means serpent in the period that ended in 987 AD A strong case has been made that Kukulkan and Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl were most likely the same person and that he brought the Toltec practices and beliefs to Chichen Itza including the practice of human sacrifice The Toltecs were somewhat open to new ideas however at Chichen Itza incorporating some beliefs held by the Maya already IMG 8132 320410472 Source http www chichenitza com listingview php listingID 5 The history of Chichen Itza as with many aspects of Mayan history is obscure Written records are scarce In the historical records which is exist dates that were several years apart were often given the same name due to the organization of the old Mayan calendar Roughly all sources agree that from approximately 550 AD to 800 AD Chichen Itza existed mainly as a ceremonial center for the Maya civilization The area was then largely abandoned for about a hundred years no one knows reason to be resettled around 900 AD again Shortly before 1000 AD it was invaded by a people from the north the Toltecs The Toltecs had settled near modern day Mexico City at Tula around 900 AD under the rule of a king Topiltzin Topiltzin also took the name of Feathered Serpent or Quetzalcoatl the name of an Aztec god A rival warrior faction forced Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl and also his followers out of Tula around 987 AD Mayan historical sources mention that a man who called himself Kukulkan arrived in Chichen Itza from the west Kukul means feathered and kan means serpent in the period that ended in 987 AD A strong case has been made that Kukulkan and Topiltzin Quetzalcoatl were most likely the same person and that he brought the Toltec practices and beliefs to Chichen Itza including the practice of human sacrifice The Toltecs were somewhat open to new ideas however at Chichen Itza incorporating some beliefs held by the Maya already data modified 15147 data size 909 00 kB data width 683 data height 1024 data map 20 68288 88 56787 data mapid 25 28 Source http archaeology about com od archaeologic7 ig Chichen Itza Temple of the Warriors htm The Temple of the Warriors is one of the most impressive structures at Chichén Itzá It may be the only known late classic Maya building sufficiently big enough for really large gatherings The temple consists of four platforms flanked on the west and south sides by 200 round and square columns The square columns are carved in low relief with Toltec warriors in some places they are cemented together in sections covered with plaster and painted in brilliant colors The Temple of Warriors is approached by a broad stairway with a plain stepped ramp on either side each ramp has figures of standard bearers to hold flags A chacmool reclined before the main entrance On the top S shaped serpent columns supported wooden lintels now gone above the doorways Decorative features on the head of each serpent and astronomical signs are carved over the eyes On the top of each serpent head is a shallow basin that might have been used as an oil lamp IMG 8134 320410472 Source http archaeology about com od archaeologic7 ig Chichen Itza Temple of the Warriors htm The Temple of the Warriors is one of the most impressive structures at Chichén Itzá It may be the only known late classic Maya building sufficiently big enough for really large gatherings The temple consists of four platforms flanked on the west and south sides by 200 round and square columns The square columns are carved in low relief with Toltec warriors in some places they are cemented together in sections covered with plaster and painted in brilliant colors The Temple of Warriors is approached by a broad stairway with a plain stepped ramp on either side each ramp has figures of standard bearers to hold flags A chacmool reclined before the main entrance On the top S shaped serpent columns supported wooden lintels now gone above the doorways Decorative features on the head of each serpent and astronomical signs are carved over the eyes On the top of each serpent head is a shallow basin that might have been used as an oil lamp data modified 15147 data size 747 00 kB data width 683 data height 1024 data map 20 68252 88 56766 data mapid 26 29 Source http archaeology about com od archaeologic7 ig Chichen Itza Temple of the Warriors htm The Temple of the Warriors is one of the most impressive structures at Chichén Itzá It may be the only known late classic Maya building sufficiently big enough for really large gatherings The temple

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  • Artistic & Creative Shots
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  • Austin Texas
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