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ID: 700000072Record Type: Built Work
Structure 33 (ruin; unknown Mayan, for King Yaxun Balam (Mayan ruler, flourished...; completed by 770 CE (Late Clas...)
Note: The function of Structure 33 is uncertain; it has relatively little interior space, but is placed at the top of the hill, as an apparent symbol of the status of the king.
Titles:
Structure 33 (preferred,C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Structure Thirty-three (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Temple 33 (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Building 33 (C,U,undetermined,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
ruin [300008057] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by condition>)
temple (building) [300007595]
..... (Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, ceremonial structures, religious structures, religious buildings)
palace [300005734]
..... (Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, residential structures, dwellings, houses, <houses by occupants>, official residences)

Classifications:
architecture (preferred)
Pre-Columbian art
Mesoamerican art

Creation Date: completed by 770 CE (Late Classic Lowland Maya)

Creator Display:
unknown Mayan, for King Yaxun Balam (Mayan ruler, flourished 752-770) [preferred,VP]
architects unknown Mayan (Mayan cultural designation) [500125283]
patron Bird Jaguar IV (Mayan ruler, 709-770 ) [500312917]
Locations:
Yaxchilán [7007224] Chiapas (state), Mexico (nation), North and Central America (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: stone
stone (worked rock) [300011176]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, rock, <rock by form>)

Dimensions: unavailable
Cultures:
Mayan (Maya) (preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Lowland Maya area periods [300017099] (preferred,N/A)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods, <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, Americas| The, Pre-Columbian (American), <Pre-Columbian Middle American styles and periods>, Mesoamerican, <Mesoamerican regional styles and periods>, <Maya area styles and periods>)

General Subject:
architecture (preferred )
religion and mythology

Specific Subjects:
temples (buildings) [300007595]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, ceremonial structures, religious structures, religious buildings) (AAT)
palaces [300005734]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, residential structures, dwellings, houses, <houses by occupants>, official residences) (AAT)
royal residences [300343603]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, residential structures, dwellings, houses, <houses by occupants>, official residences) (AAT)
prestige [300343604]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts, social science concepts, sociological concepts) (AAT)

Inscriptions: Hieroglyphic inscriptions surround carvings on the roof comb, stairs, and elsewhere.
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Built Work
Sources and Contributors:
Structure 33........ [VP]
........ CDWA online (1995-) accessed 18 October 2010
........ Miller, Maya Art and Architecture (1999)
Structure Thirty-three........ [VP]
........ CDWA online (1995-) accessed 18 October 2010
Temple 33........ [VP]
........ Miller, Maya Art and Architecture (1999)
Building 33........ [VP]
........ CDWA online (1995-) accessed 18 October 2010
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Miller, Maya Art and Architecture (1999) 46
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