The tortoise is found sculptured on some of the ruins at Uxmal; it was also stamped upon the coins of Grecian Thebes and gina.
The whole country to the south of Uxmal is covered with ruins.
The ruins of Uxmal are distant about a mile from the hacienda buildings, and extend as far as the eye can reach.
In all the buildings at Uxmal the part above the cornice only was ornamented.
All the doorways of this suite are decorated with sculpture, the only instance of interior stone-carving in Uxmal.
Stephens found one of these animal couches at Uxmal, but on this there was no figure.
I wanted to see the magnificent ruins of Uxmal and Ake and Labna.
About this time also the city of Uxmal seems to have been founded.
The king of Uxmal naturally acquired by this overthrow of the Cocome dynasty the supreme power.
These destroyed Chichen, and established their capital at Uxmal.