Recording architecture at the archaeological site of Uxmal, Mexico: A historical and contemporary view

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Architecture at the Maya archaeological site of Uxmal in Yucatan, Mexico has been documented since the 17th century by historians, archaeologists, illustrators, photographers, and most recently photogrammetrists. This paper reviews the work of the major contributors to recording of architecture at Uxmal with a particular focus on the 19th century stereophotography of Alice and Augustus Le Plongeon who worked to record all the standing architecture at Uxmal, and the close range stereophotogrammetric projects that recorded the Adivino Pyramid during the late 20th century.

Keywords: Adivino Pyramid; Dixon; Le Plongeon; Maya; Mexico; Pyramid of the Magician; Uxmal; archaeology; close range photogrammetry; documentation; stereophotography

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1: ( ) Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Email: 2: ( ) English Heritage, Email:

Publication date: June 1, 2003

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