The Mayan City of Quiriguá

Quiriguá is an ancient Maya archaeological site in the department of Izabal in south-eastern Guatemala. It is a medium-sized site covering approximately 1.2 square miles (3 km²) along the lower Motagua River, with the ceremonial center about 0.6 mile (1 km) from the north bank. During the Maya Classic Period (AD 200–900), Quiriguá was situated at the juncture of several important trade routes. The site … Continue reading The Mayan City of Quiriguá