Casa del Venado

Chichen Itza - Casa del Venado
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he "House of the Deer" was named for the carving of a deer found on the posterior wall of the western chamber when it was first explored. The building rises from a rectangular pedestal and is comprised of three aligned chambers with a small altar to the front. Together, platform and building are 16 m high, with a basement size of 35 m x 33 m.

The facade is simple, with an undecorated roof comb. The building had probably a religious or civic function.




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