SARTENEJAN PLAZA

Mayan Plaza  - there is a plaza complex 1 km south of Sarteneja, with burial mounds up to 30 feet in height. In the adjacent area there is evidence of the surrounding village and several Maya wells. This site is currently undeveloped for tourism and has received limited archeological investigation.

 

 Mayan pyramid Sarteneja    Mayan well Sarteneja

 

Right, Robert Browne part way up a burial mound. A Mayan well showing the shallow water table. Images by Robert Browne.

 

 Mayan ball court Sarteneja    Mayan pyramid looted Sarteneja

 

Left, A view across the plaza. The scale is shown by the two small figures middle of image. Right. A scar in the largest burial mound as an example of the extensive looting that occurred until recently. Images by Robert Browne.