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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela B (Pages 42 & 43)

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Altar Q. (Page 60) Inscription on the top of the altar photographed and 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 D. (Pages 45-47) Details of back drawn and partly restored from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela H. (Page 50) North side

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

View of the river wall showing one of the

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

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.

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

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.

Altar T. (Pages 60_62) Drawn from a plaster cast 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 B (Pages 42 & 43). Back view and details from photographs

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

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

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.

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 P. (Page 59) Inscription on the back and sides photographed 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.

(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.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

Stela H. (Page 50)

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

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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

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) 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.

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.

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

Ancient Mayan city of Copán.

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