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

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) 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.

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.

End of step at A. Face of step in temple. Photograph of original sculpture in the South Kensington Museum. End of step on B. Drawing of the hieroglyphs under the figures and in the middle of the step, and details of other portions of the carving.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela C (Page 44). East face and altar

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.

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

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.

(a) Altar O. (Page 58) West side. (b) Altar O. (Page 58) East side.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stella 10. Drawing of the inscription, see page 68.

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) 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.

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

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.

Stela N. (Pages 55_57) North face.

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 A. (Pages 36 to 39) South side

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela M. (Page 55) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela H. (Page 50) North & south sides drawn a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela D. (Pages 45-47). Drawn & partly restored from photographs

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.

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.

Altar T. South side. Altar T North side.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

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) Altar G1 end view and G2 (Page 49). (b) Altar G1 (Page 49)

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela N. (Pages 55_57) South face.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela H. (Page 50 & 51) Back view drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela 2. Drawing of the inscription. See page 66.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela E. Inscription drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. See Page 48.

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.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela H. (Page 50) North side

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

a) Lower chamber in temple. b) Pyramidal foundation of temple.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela J. (Page 53) West face 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.

(a) Stella D. and altar (Pages 45 - 47) south Side. (b) Altar north side.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

The Great Plaza

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.

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

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.

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