Xpujil: West side, closeup of jaguar mask on central tower

Xpujil: Feline mask

Feb. 19, 1997


On both faces large masks stand out in the center of the stairways, one of which is still almost intact and represents a fascinating deity of marked feline character, with gaping jaws.

Paul Gendrop, Rio Bec, Chenes and Puuc Styles in Maya Architecture, p. 57.

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