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Copan Photo - Mayan Ruins

The Great Plaza showing from left to right, Structure 4 (a small pyramid), Stela A,

the Ball with Rope Altar, Stela 4, Stela C, the Cosmic Turtle Altar and Stela B.

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Copan Mayan Ruins: Photo Showing Great PLaza showing Stela A, Stela 4, Stela C, Stela B, the Cosmic Turtle Altar and the Ball Altar
The king Waxaklajuun Ub'aah K'awiil erected and is depicted on Stelae A, B, C, and 4 shown in this photo. In addition, Stelae D, F, and H were erected by Waxaklajuun Ub'aah K'awiil. All of these stelae were dedicated between 711 and 736 AD. Stela C is particularly interesting in that each side bears a portrait of the great ruler. The portrait in this photo is the south-facing one.