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Mexico-6994 - The Palace

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El Palacio (The Palace) encloses the plaza's southeast side and has several constructional stages. The first includes a rectangular base with rounded corners and sloped walls, then two ooms were built atop it. The ceilings in both rooms were vaulted. Later, a series of stone overlays were added to the building. There are two interconnecting rooms on the north side. The entrance is composite and the rooms were once reached by a wide stairway. Finally, all of the rooms were walled over with large stones, thus transforming the building into a large platform, perhaps to hold a residence built with perishable materials.

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Taken on May 7, 2010