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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...

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Face of step below doorway leading to the inner chamber of temple.

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.

a) Covered stairway in temple. b) Head from wall of covered stairway in temple ... c) Head of large figure which formed part of the external monument of the temple. Photograph or the original in the South Kensington Museum.

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.

Stela A. (Pages 36 to 39) Inscription on the sides and back drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Altar T. South side. Altar T North side.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela C. (Page 44) Inscription drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela, 4. Drawing of the inscription. Buried stone, used as a support to Stela 4.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela F (Page 48). (a) South Side. (b) East Side.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela J. (Page 53 & 54) Inscriptions on the sides  arranged in paragraphs

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela 2. Drawing of the face of the monument. See  plate 103.a & page 66.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela J. (Pages 53 & 54) North side. South side.

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.

(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.

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

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 6. Drawing of the inscription ...

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a and b) Altar near Stela M. (See page 55)

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

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.

Examples of the use of the head & scroll of the feathered serpent and of grotesque faces at Copan, at Quirigna.

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.

Stela H. (Page 50)

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela N. (Pages 55_57) North face.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela N. (Pages 55_57) South face.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a) Altar Q. (Page 60) West side. (b) Altar Q. (Page 60) South side.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

a) Carved slab (in four pieces) found in the western court. Photograph of plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. b) Ornament fallen from stairway leading up to temple. Photograph of plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. Outline drawing of the above carving slightly restored.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela H. (Page 50) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum

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 I. (Page 53) Inscription on the back & sides drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a) Altar U. (Page 63) East side. (b) Altar U. (Page 63) West side.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela A (Pages 36 to 39) drawn and partly restored from a cast in the South Kensington Museum

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela A. (Pages 36 to 39) North side

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela I. (Pages 53) The back & sides photographed from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Examples of the use of the feathered serpent at Menché, Tikal, Copan, Chichen Itza

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Three headless busts, probably from the exterior ornament of temple and an incense burner all found in the eastern court. Incense burners found on upper terrace ... Fragments of sculpture dug up whilst clearing temple ... probably portions of decoration of the outside walls of the temple.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

(a) Stela N. (Pages 55_57) North & east side. (b) Stela N. (Pages 55_57) South & east sides.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela P. (Page 59) Inscriptions on the back and sides drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela H. (Page 50) South side

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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