Lamanai: Structure N9-56

Lamanai Structure N9-56

Dec. 30, 1997

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"While we have no evidence of large-scale Post-Classic construction...it is clear that the Maya continued to make use of most if not all of the site center.

The major evidence for late use of a Classic structure comes from N9-56, obviously a focal point in the site for many centuries; here, atop what was already a decayed ruin, people carried out one or more large ceremonies in which numerous Mayapan-type figurine censers were smashed and strewn over the front, sides, and back of the mound."

Pendergast, Journal of Field Archaeology 8:1 51