Admire the Adobe Archaeology in Comalcalco

Villahermosa , Tabasco

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Comalcalco is an archaeological site that demonstrates the adaptability of the former inhabitants of the Tabasco forest. They used adobe bricks in their buildings due to a lack of stone materials in the region.

ADMIRE THE REPRESENTATION OF THE GODS


Learn about the gods the Chontal Mayans worshipped and paid homage to by portraying them in vessels or as figurines.
Learn about the gods: Chak, the god of rain, who is charge of watering the earth; Kinich Ahau, the god of the sun, governor of light and heat; Kisin, the god of death, regent of individual survival and the reintegration of his subjects to the life of the collective; Ixchel, the goddess of the moon, procurer of sensuality and fertility in nature; and Ek Chua, the god of commerce, manager of transactions and the exchange of goods. 

WALK ALONG THE GREAT ACROPOLIS


The acropolis is an adobe architectural complex that joins a series of civil and religious buildings on the same foundation. Among the buildings that stand out are the Palace, the Tomb of the Nine Lords of the Night, the Temple of the Mask and the Temple of the Sedentary Figures. 


EXPLORE THE SITE MUSEUM


Learn about the natural environment, the rituals carried out in pre-Columbian times, funerary practices, and daily life. Look at the bricks and their representations of gods, people, animals and geometric figures. Admire the efforts of those who left their mark in the temples.

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