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  • Then we advanced a couple of meters inside the dense forest to stumble upon a magnificent edifice decorated in Puuc style, covered with little columns, masks, intrincate designs and adornments shaped as lacing and knots carved in limestone.

    A Day At Labná

  • The name Puuc comes from some very modest elevations found nearby, which the Yucatecans refer to as the "Sierra" Puuc.

    The Maya civilization, cities of the Maya

  • The conventional wisdom of this upheaval is that many Maya moved north at the time of this collapse, also colonizing the hilly "Puuc" region of the Yucatan for a short while, until those new cities collapsed as well.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • It is a good base for visiting ruins like the Puuc Route, Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Palenque, etc.

    Flying into Merida

  • Development of the Puuc style in Uxmal, Kabah and Labná.

    The Mayan Civilization Time Line

  • Almost all of the other ruins RVs can park free (or for a small tip to the caretaker) in the parking lots, some of the smaller ruins along the Puuc route are really beautiful for this as there will be no one there at night but the caretaker.

    Intensive Spanish on the Collectivo

  • I once took a tour out of Merida through the Puuc Route and it was an all-day deal but interesting.

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  • Abandoned in 1450, the ancient Maya city of Uxmal is the most important example of the Puuc architectural style of the late Classic Period (AD 600-900).

    Travel Guide: the Seven Historical and Cultural Sites in Mexico

  • Indeed, the city's sprawl of towering pyramids recalls a painted reconstruction of El Mirador published by Hansen that I use for teaching (however, the temple tops fancifully blend Late Classic Tikal-style roof combs and sculptural ornaments from Puuc architecture).

    Orcs in Loincloths

  • The exception are the Puuc hills, located in the southern portion of the state. - Articles related to Crackdowns on drug dealers led to rise in violent crime, study finds


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