Monte Alban and its zenith tube

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General view of Monte Alban from the north

The ball court at Monte Alban

General view of Monte Alban from the south. Building J is the closest building in the centre of the picture

Building J from Building P

Building P from Building J

Looking down the steps of Building P, the top of the zenith tube is visible in the foreground, with a copy of Archaeoastronomy (JHA) for scale. The entrance to the chamber is just visible a few steps further down.

The top of the zenith tube, from close quarters



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Clive Ruggles