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a) Grotesque head issuing from jaws of an animal at the top of stairway. b) Jaguas head from the north side of stairway. c) Figure of rampant jagua...

Stela B (Pages 42 & 43). Drawn & partly restored from photographs

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Altar T. (Pages 61_63) a. Top of altar, b. North side, drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum c. Sketch of the alligator like  animal restored and completed from the top and sides of the altar.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(c) Altar Q. (Page 60) East side. (d) Altar Q (Page 60) North side.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a) Altar G2 (Page 49). (b) View of the east side of the Great Plaza looking north. Stela H & altar in the foreground.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Restoration of the doorway leading to the inner chamber of temple.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stellae 8 and 9. See Plate 110 & Pages 67-68. Stela 8. Drawing of the inscription, see Page 67.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a) Stela N. (Pages 55_57) East side. (b) West side

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Altar Q (Page 60) The four sides from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(B) West Side. Stela D (pages 45 - 47.) (A) East Side.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Photograph of a plaster model in the South Kensington Museum of the Ruins of Copan. Sections through the principal structures.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a) Altar, Z. See Plate 112 and Page 68. (b) East side of mound No. 7. Plate 1. and altars., see Plate 114 & Pages 68-69. (c) Side view of the altar in front of Stela D. See Plate 42 & Page 69.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela N. (Pages 55_57) South face drawn from photographs

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela II. See page 68. Altar Z. See Plate 113. a. & Page 68.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Oblong altar. Altar in front of Stela. Inscriptions on altars.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela 6. Side views, see Plate 107 and Page 67

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a) Altar K. (Page 54) Inscription drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. (b) Altar L. (Page 54) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Maya calendar from the Codex Cortesianus (See Page 41). Mexican calendar from Plate 44 of the Fejervary Codex (See Page 41). Inscription from the back of the stone head figured on pages 44 & 47. Scheme of Mexican Calendar. Scheme of Maya Calendar.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a) Stela F (Page 48)  Inscription drawn from photographs & partly restored from Catherwoods views (Plate 3). (b) Altar G.1. (Page 49) Inscription drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. (c) Altar G.3. (Page 49) Inscription drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela B (Pages 42 & 43)

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Altar T. South side. Altar T. North side.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela J. (Page 54) Inscription on the east face arranged in columns.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Altar U. (Page 63) Inscription on the top back & sides drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stella A.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Pieces of rough pottery found in excavating temple. Various objects found at foot of monolith H.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela P. (Pages 58_59) West face.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

A view in the Great Plaza (looking north) showing Stela & Altar F. and group of Altars G 1-3.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Altar in front of Stela F. See Plates 50-51 and 114, and pages 48 & 69.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela 6. Drawing of the inscription ...

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela N. (Pages 55_57) North face drawn from photographs

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela 6. Front and back view, see Plate 107 and Page 67.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

View of the river wall showing one of the

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a) Inscription round the base of Stela N. (Page_57) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. (b) Altar in front (North) of Stela N. (Page_57)

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

East side of doorway leading to the inner chamber of temple.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela J. (Page 54) The east face drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum with a scheme for numbering the glyples

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Altar T. (Pages 60_62) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

a) Steps leading to upper terrace & temple. b) End view of temple

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela N. (Pages 55_57) South face.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Altar O (Page 58) drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela J. (Page 53 & 54) Inscriptions on the sides drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

a) Doorway leading to the inner chamber of temple showing the position of the displaced cornice & fallen roof stones, before the passage to the inner chamber had been cleared. b) View of outer chamber of temple.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela 7. Drawing of inscription, see Page 67.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela 1. Photographs and drawings of inscription, see page 66.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stella 9. Drawing of the inscription, see Plate 109. a. & Page 68.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

a) Part of step & of serpent's head ornament on the west side of the inner doorway of temple. b & c) Parts of cornice from the east side of inner doorway in temple. Photographs of the original sculpture in the South Kensington Museum

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela A. (Pages 36 to 39) Back view facing west.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela H. (Page 50 & 51) Back view

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a) Stela B (Pages 42 & 43). (b) Stela C (Page 44) West Face.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

View of the forest covering the higher structures

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

a) View of principal structures looking south. b) View of principal structures looking north. Sketched from plaster model in the South Kensington Museum

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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