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What follows is based on a "hybrid" model published in 1985, developed after a conference on the subject. D. 600, and influences proceeded from this area northward to the Chenes region shortly thereafter. On this, authorities are in general agreement. From the Chenes area, influences emanated to the intermediate Chenes-Puuc zone around 750, and from there to the Puuc area slightly later, again northward. When these influences reached the Puuc region around 770, there was already an architectural tradition in place.
This had been done in 1980 by H. E. D. Pollock, and Andrews's system differs somewhat from Pollock's. Andrews based his divisions on Pollock's work, his own earlier studies, and on work by Paul Gendrop. D. 550-610), (2) Proto-Puuc (610-670), (3) Early Puuc (670-770), (4) Classic Puuc Colonnette style (770-830), (5) Classic Puuc Mosaic style (830-1000), and (6) Late Uxmalfound only at Uxmal (1000-1050). " These structures seem to be clearly in the Classic Puuc tradition, but they do not correspond precisely to any of the three Classic Puuc styles.
Northern and West-central Campeche General Information for Section 4 229 Campeche Museum (Campeche City) 230 Hecelchakán Museum 232 Edzna (Etzna) 234 Page viii 5. Southeastern Campeche and Southern Quintana Roo General Information for Section 5 243 Balamku (Chunhabil) 244 Calakmul 247 Manos Rojas 252 Chicanná 254 Becan 260 Xpuhil 267 Culucbalom 269 Puerto Rico 271 A Note on the Río Bec Sites 273 Río Bec B 274 Río Bec A 277 Río Bec I 278 Río Bec N 279 Río Bec II 281 Hormiguero 282 Payan 287 Kohunlich 289 Xulhá 293 Limones 294 6.