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|Classic Maya collapse|
|Spanish conquest of Yucatán|
|Spanish conquest of Guatemala|
|Spanish conquest of Petén|
It lies in the Salamá valley.
By 500 BCE, the inhabitants built terraces which allowed a more scalable population. They built temples (of earth). They dedicated the largest temple with "feasting, bloodletting, and burning of incence".
- Robert J. Sharer, Loa P. Traxler; The ancient Maya (Stanford University Press; 6 edition, October 10, 2005): 197, 199, 201
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