Zaculeu Archaeological Site

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Zaculeu Archaeological Site

It is an archaeological site of Mam origin, located 4kms from state capital. As almost all the postclassical cities (1250-1524) is fortified. This archaeological site is formed by a series of plazas, stepped pyramids, temples and ballgame court. It kept close commercial contact with Nebaj and Kaminal Juyú. Its artisans used to carve small Jade figurines. There is a small museum where pottery pieces and skeletal remains are shown.

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