Rio Bec B

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

On the narrow upper platform, surmounted on their own base, the pseudo-temples are exact replicas—though noticeably reduced in width—of functional sanctuaries, with their lintels above false doorways...

Set off by its delicate moldings, an enormous frontal mask of Itzamná stands out on the upper frieze, contrasting with plain lower walls of the façade, while the narrow end walls feature, in the center of a recessed panel, a vertical row of crosses and remains of a roofcomb at the level of the roof.

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