Friday, February 11, 2011

Chichen Itza --sacrifice well

(One of new seven wonders)

Created by group 5

If you are the faithful audience of Doraemon Experiences, there is one serial which have background the Chichen Itza in Peninsula of Yucatan, Mexico. Besides amazing, this place also horrifies.

The ghastliest matter of this place is the existence of two cenotes (natural well) the place for put devoting victim. People say, Maya Indian tribe which inhabit in that town dedicate the jade, ceramic, and even human being to be drop in that well.

In dryness knock over, Maya tribe will sacrifice young girls to be drop in that well. Chichen Itza represents worship symbol and science.

Role of that well so important because in Peninsula of Yucatan there are not any rivers at all. The single source of water when dryness knocks over is from that wells.

Name of Chichen Itza also mean ‘in lip of people wellspring’ in local Indian language. Thereby, Chichen Itza round be the center of governance and economic of Maya culture.

Chichen Itza founded by tribe king of Toltec so called Quetzalcoatl, he came to Peninsula of Yucatan with his team. Those time, Maya tribes have lived in that area, then together with Toltec tribe, start to develop various temple looking like pyramid.

Thereby, culminate period of Chichen Itza represent mixture culture of Toltec and Maya.

One of the biggest temples that founded is Kukulkan temple. Pursuant to Maya legend, Kukulkan represent the Deity Snake with Hair the incarnation of Quetzalcoatl.

Kukulkan Temple is form of pyramid has doorstep, with cores. In every side of that parallelogram pyramid there are doorsteps until top. At top there are entered way to go to Jaguar Stone Crown Kukulkan King room, painted squeeze and moss fleck.

In 1221 year, rebellions break. Wood roofs, chevalier temples and market burned. Powers of Yucatan move to Mayapan, until conqueror of Spain come.














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