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The north side of El Cenote which is also known as the Well of Sacrifices and the Sacred Well. Yucatan, Mexico. 1924.

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1924-03

Summary

Album caption: The north side of El Cenote which is also known as the Well of Sacrifices and the Sacred Well. It was the well of human sacrifice for the Maya. It is curcular in shape. 185 feet in diamter. The walls are 70 feet high and the water is 70 feet deep. March 1924.

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U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Kilmartin, Jerome O.

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