Located on the surface in the eastern part of the site, this artifact represents the handle of a censer.

Located on the surface in the eastern part of the site, this artifact represents the handle of a censer.  These censers, used for burning incense, are a new addition to ceramic assemblages at Chichén Itzá and related sites during the Terminal Classic period. Image courtesy of Proyecto Costa Escondida Maritime Maya 2011 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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