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Copan Photo - Mayan Ruins

   Copan Stela C Photo of West Facing Portrait of 18 Rabbit, 13th Ruler of Copan on the West Face of Stela C.

Stela C has Dual Portraiture with different East and West Facing Portraits of 18 Rabbit.

In this Photo of the Copan Great Plaza, The Cosmic Turtle Altar is in the foreground. The Mayan Turtle Altar has two Heads, one at each End.

The Head shown in this photo is the one facing South. Two other images show the Head that faces North. 

Note the two Deliberate Cracks in the Carapace (Upper Shell) of the Tortoise which have Great Mythical Significance.

Honduras  © 1984 Peter W. Wendelken

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