Taps Coogan – October 2nd, 2020
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The following interactive 3D image is of a huge sandstone monument with beautiful and intricate carvings at the Archaeological Park of Quiriguá in Guatemala. It is roughly as tall as an adult. As the University of South Florida notes:
“The text in the cartouches describe the founding of the Quiriguá dynasty. This zoomorphic figure has been described as a “Great Turtle” and “Great Dragon”, and represents a composite crocodilian creature with the figure of the King, Sky Xul, seated in its mouth”
For more viewing controls, view the scan here. Check out each side of the monument for a unique facade. It may take a moment to load the textures.
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