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Temple of Skulls

This is Structure 5D-87, which is also known as the Temple of the Skulls on account of the Skulls found on the stairway flanking a vaulted niche. This version of the building is the third phase and was completed in the 8th century.

© Robin Heyworth, taken 29th January 2002

The Temple of Skulls, Structure 5D-87, at Tikal