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ID: 7007153
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7007153

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Palenque (deserted settlement)  Palenque (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 17 39 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 17.6500  decimal degrees
Long: 092 01 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -92.0167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on flank of hill overlooking the floodplain of Usumacinta river; was a flourishing Maya site; noted for Late Classic buildings, including a unique 4-story tower and a large ritual throne.

Names:
Palenque (preferred,C,V)
Palenque, Ruinas de (C,V)
Ruinas de Palenque (C,V)
Lakam Ha (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Mexico (nation)  ........  Mexico (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Chiapas (state)  ............  Chiapas (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Palenque (deserted settlement)  ................  Palenque (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  most structures date to Late Classic period
archaeological site (C)
ancient site (C)
World Heritage Site (C)
inhabited place (H)

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  Palenque .......... (inhabited place)
..............................  (World, North and Central America, Mexico, Chiapas) [1099861]

Sources and Contributors:
Lakam Ha..........  [VP]
.................  Kelly and Kelly, Archaeological Guide to Central and Southern Mexico (2001) 316-328
Palenque..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Kelly and Kelly, Archaeological Guide to Central and Southern Mexico (2001) 316-328
.................  Mayan Temple, New York Times (1999)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 April 2009
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Palenque, Ruinas de..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 20 April 2009
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Ruinas de Palenque..........  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
...................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Mayan Temple, New York Times (1999)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1686653
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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