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|Description ||Edificio 6 - The Building of the Lintels.|
It is a pyramidal platform upon which there is a temple with two vaulted galleries. The one at the rear has a special design with tensors that prevent the walls from collapsing at their corners; above it a solid trapezoidal cresting was built, vestiges of which remain.
The exposed temple belongs to the last stage of construction; its pediments were decorated with painted stucco panels. The platform itself belongs to a prior stage; it has four bodies with tablets and sloped sides reminiscent of Teotihacan's architecture and which may have held stucco masks.
The stairway shows three constructional phases, the one now exposed dating from the earliest times.
Building 6, also known as the Building of the Lintels, inspired the name of the site. For, at two of the temple's mid-wall openings, vestiges of their lintels were found. While those of the north opening were replaced, those of the south opening are the original ones and show the calendrical inscription dated 733 CE. The tablet and sloped-side building dates from the Early Classic (300-600 CE) whereas the Temple of the Lintels is from the Late Classic (600-900 CE).
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