Structure 7 at San Andrés Archaeological Site

Structure 7 at San Andrés Archaeological Site (HM1QS0)

Location: , La Libertad San Juan Opico
Country: El Salvador
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N 13° 48.011', W 89° 23.372'

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Un importante ofrenda fue encontrada en esta edificaciónEste edificio es único, construido con un núcleo de tlalpetate y adobe y revestido con piedra volcánica cortada, la escalinata corresponde a la fachada de la estructura, donde se encontró una ofrenda compuesta por un pedernal excéntrico, siete conchas marinas, una espina de mantarraya y una cuenta de jadeíta.La ofrenda tiene una importante característica maya: el pedernal excéntrico es de estricto uso en las ofrendas de la elite de este grupo cultural y algunos investigadores especulan que pudo haber sido un monumento funerario de la elite gobernante.Pie de dibujo: Algunos de los objetos encontrados a manera de ofrenda en esta estructura. 1) Pedernal excéntrico. 2) Conchas marinas. 3) Espina de mantarraya.English:An important offering was found in this constructionThis is a unique building, constructed with a core of volcanic tuff and adobe blocks, covered with cut volcanic stones. The stairway corresponds with the facade of the structure, where an offering composed of an eccentric flint, seven marine shells, one manta ray spine and a jade bead was found.The offering has Maya characteristics: the eccentric flint was strictly used in offerings for the elite of this cultural group and some researchers argue that it could have been a funerary monument for the ruling class.Caption: Some of the objects found as offerings in this structure: 1) Eccentric Flint, 2) marine shells 3) stingray spine.
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Date Added Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16P E 241664 N 1526913
Decimal Degrees13.80018333, -89.38953333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 13° 48.011', W 89° 23.372'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds13° 48' 0.6600" N, 89° 23' 22.3200" W
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