Tag Archives: Ek’ Balam: Mayan Ek’ Balam in Yucatán

Ek’ Balam is an ancient Mayan city in Yucatán, Mexico. Ek’ Balam, located 30 km north of Valladolid, means “the black jaguar” or “bright star jaguar”.

Ek’ Balam is growing fast in popularity, especially thanks to its one of a kind stucco facade of the tomb of Ukit Kan Le’k Tok’.

These are some pictures of Ek’ Balam:

Ek balam entrance gate

Ek balam entrance gate

Ek balam entrance gate

Ek balam entrance gate

Ruins of the Ek balam

Ruins of the Ek balam

Ek balam acropolis

Ek balam acropolis

ek balam pyramid

ek balam pyramid

Ukit Kan Le'k Tok' tomb

Ukit Kan Le'k Tok' tomb

Ek balam stucco

Ek balam stucco

Ek balam stucco tomb

Ek balam stucco tomb