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Old 03-15-2011   #1 (permalink)
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3rd reason to drive during the day near Calakmul

There is a very very small archaeological site not far from the entrance to Calakmul and just 3 km from the highway, it's name is the Balam-kú (same as the bat volcano, but this was named first).
If you liked what you saw at Ek-Balam, you may like this site also.







There is a modern door that keeps a magnificent treasure safe from the elements and from humans.





Inside the building you will find this:









More pictures (at better resolution) and with geotagging here:

https://picasaweb.google.com/jesuswo...ithHugeFrieze#
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