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Copan. stele D and Temple II on the Grand Plaza.
3rd-9th c Pre-Columbian: Mesoamerican Mayan (Classic) Sculpture

MAYAN Anonymous (active Classic/ Post Classic c. 200 - 1520)
3rd-9th c
Mayan (Classic)
Copan. Honduras.

Following the death of the 13th ruler 18 Rabbit Copan entered a period of seeming dormancy - no new stelae were erected. Scholars had noted that after the placement of Stele D in (AD 736), no further free-standing monuments were erected until stele M, in (AD 756). This was taken by some to mean that Copan went into a decline after the loss of their distinguished ruler, and was unable to marshal public labor for monuments until nearly 20 years after his death.

Caption: MAYA | Stele D and Temple II on the Grand Plaza. | 200-900 | Pre-Columbian: Mesoamerican | Maya Classic

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