Archeological site Tazumal

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History

At 80 km from San Salvador, its first reference dates from the year 1892 and was recorded Tazumal formally in 1940. The occupation of Tazumal is believed to have taken place since 1,200 BC. Its structure measures a little more than 24 mts. Of height and is composed of 12 steps or platforms. Inside it were found tombs with more than 116 vessels, jade jewelry, iron pyrite mirrors, ball game artifacts and lizard-shaped ceramics. A must for lovers of archeology, jade and reproductions of ancient vessels.

On one side of the structure is an area that appears to be a ball field, this area is currently under investigation.

In the archaeological site Tazumal is located the stone of the Victories monolith of influence Olmeca that presents 4 different petrograbados in its 4 sides, belongs approximately to 700 years to. Of C.

Visiting hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

by: Rutas de El Salvador

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