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Uxbenka

Uxbenka (or Uxbenká in Spanish orthography) is a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican archaeological site located in Belize's southernmost district of Toledo. [1]

14 relations: Belize, Common Era, Districts of Belize, Lubaantun, Maya civilization, Mesoamerica, Mesoamerican chronology, Nim Li Punit, Petén Basin, Polity, Pre-Columbian era, Spanish orthography, Toledo District, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Belize

Belize is a country on the eastern coast of Central America.

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Common Era

Common Era (also Current Era or Christian Era), abbreviated as CE, is an alternative naming of the calendar era Anno Domini ("in the year of the/our Lord", abbreviated AD).

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Districts of Belize

Belize is divided into 6 districts.

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Lubaantun

Lubaantun (also Lubaantún or Lubaantán in Spanish orthography) is a pre-Columbian ruined city of the Maya civilization in southern Belize, Central America.

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Maya civilization

The Maya civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Maya peoples, noted for the Maya hieroglyphic script, the only known fully developed writing system of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as for its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems.

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Mesoamerica

Mesoamerica is a region and cultural area in the Americas, extending approximately from central Mexico to Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and northern Costa Rica, within which pre-Columbian societies flourished before the Spanish colonization of the Americas in the 15th and 16th centuries.

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Mesoamerican chronology

Mesoamerican chronology divides the history of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica into several periods: the Paleo-Indian (first human habitation–3500 BCE), the Archaic (3500–2000), the Preclassic or Formative (2000 BCE–200 CE), the Classic (200 CE–1000CE), and the Postclassic (1000 CE–1697 CE).

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Nim Li Punit

Nim Li Punit is a Maya Classic Period site in the Toledo District of the nation of Belize, located 40 kilometres north of the town of Punta Gorda, at 16° 19' N, 88° 47' 60W.

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Petén Basin

The Petén Basin is a geographical subregion of Mesoamerica, primarily located in the northern Guatemala within the Department of El Petén, and into Campeche state in southeastern Mexico.

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Polity

A polity is a state or one of its subordinate civil authorities, such as a province, prefecture, county, municipality, city, or district.

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Pre-Columbian era

The pre-Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history and prehistory of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the American continents, spanning the time of the original settlement in the Upper Paleolithic period to European colonization during the Early Modern period.

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Spanish orthography

Spanish orthography is the orthography used in the Spanish language.

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Toledo District

Toledo District is the southernmost district in Belize, and Punta Gorda the District capital.

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University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology — commonly called Penn Museum — is an archaeology and anthropology museum that is part of the University of Pennsylvania.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uxbenka

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