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Xcalumkin: Column 6
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Xcalumkin, Column 6

LOCATION This column is the western member of a pair of columns in the triple doorway on the north side of the South Building of the Hieroglyphic Group. It was unearthed by Pollock and Roberts in 1935 in the course of clearing debris from the building. It is now in the Museo Baluartes 1a Soledad, Campeche.

CONDITION A monolithic column, it is intact and only slightly weathered.

MATERIAL Limestone.

SHAPE Basically cylindrical, but with four somewhat flattened "sides," and measuring about 5 cm more from side to side than front to back. There is little variation in width from top to bottom.

CARVED AREAS A single panel occupying a little over a quarter of the circumference.

PHOTOGRAPH Pollock.

DRAWING von Euw, based on a field drawing corrected by artificial light.

DIMENSIONS

HLC 1.45 m
HSc 1.39 m
WSc 0.39 m
Max. Dia. 0.54 m
Rel 1.8 cm
 

 

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