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Chunhuhub
in Mayan language means "Next to the Snail" (chun-next to, huhub-snail), although some investigators believe it means "the root of the pinus caribea tree" which is known in that region as "Huhub", and another meaning of the Mayan word Chun is "tree root". The occupation of the site had its most succesful years on the Late Classic period (550-700 AD).The archutecture is of the Puuc style. Teobert Maler first discovered the site in 1902.