Rio Bec B

Rio Bec B [Photo by John Hagenbuch: March 2006]

According to the most common convention of the area, the towers of Temple B are strongly compact volumes, and the stairways, provided with ramps, though terribly steep, permit a daring person to ascend, thanks to the accentuated "nose" of its steps.

Paul Gendrop, Rio Bec, Chenes, and Puuc Styles in Maya Architecture, p. 56