The doorway was sculpted to appear as if the person entering was passing through the mouth of a serpent-like monster.
Dzibilchaltun the story of the ball game and how the stone or skull had to go through the hoop protruding on the right wall for the game to end. Some say it was the winner of the game who would be sacrificed as it was considered an honour. Huh...that's one time I'd like to be the loser.
The Palace was built around 987 A.D. and was one of the last buildings completed at the site.
The jaguar is a major symbol of power to the Mayans. This double-headed jaguar was built as a seat.