Monte Alban and its zenith tube

Click on the photos to access enlarged versions and copyright information

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

Return to Lecture 6 Information


Clive Ruggles