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Copan Mayan Ruins Photo

  Altar G Photo of South Side in the Great Plaza , Stela F at right

On the left of Altar G is a Snake Skeleton and on the right a Fleshy Snake, both feathered and with front legs. 

The 13th ruler, Waxaklajuun Ub'aah K'awiil, emerges from the skeletal snake's jaws. A deity emerges from the fleshy snake's mouth.

Honduras  © 1984 Peter W. Wendelken

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Copan Mayan Ruins: Altar G in Great Plaza, King emerges from Skeletal Snake's Jaws, Stela F at right