picture of Mask in tunnel, Tikal, Guatemala - photograph 048_guatik18a - La Ruta Maya, Mayan Route travel documentary pictures

Photo of Mask in tunnel, Tikal, Guatemala


Photo of Giant Mask in tunnel, Temple 5D-33, North Acropolis, Tikal National Park, Department of El Peten, Guatemala, Central America



This mask of a long-nosed god is from the first building erected at this spot. The mask is over 10 feet tall. In ancient times, this mask would have been covered with stucco. The mask and the entire building were painted in brilliant reds, greens, yellows, and blues. The buildings looked very different from the bare rock we see today.

Location of picture - Tikal National Park El Petén Guatemala

picture id: 048_guatik18a

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