Mayan Construction:  General


    The general view of the construction process goes like this.  The peasants would build the platform.  The pyramids and palaces were build on top.  The stones that they pulled from the quarry would be refined by chipping and flaking to a flat surface.  For a more detailed example of the Mayan construction process, refer to "First Temple - Cerros(Schele and Freidel 106)."


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