Uxmal: Governor's Palace

The Governor's Palace was built by "Lord" Chaac, who reigned at Uxmal in the early 10C and expanded the city's influence. Histhrone , formed by two jaguars in the middle of the esplanade, faces the palace's main door topped by a representation of a king sitting in state against a backdrop of twin-headed serpents. The palace, nearly 100m long and studded with 11 doorways, has afaçade boasting a stunningly complex decor of stone mosaics composed of around 20,000 pieces including grotesques, meanders and lattice patterns!

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