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Title: Biologia Centrali-Americana, or, Contributions to the knowledge of the fauna and flora of Mexico and Central America
Author: Alfred Percival Maudslay
Imprint: London, 1889-1902


Altar T. South side. Altar T North side.
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(a) Stela H. (Page 50) (b) Stela I and altar (Page 52)
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Stella 9. Drawing of the inscription, see Plate 109. a. & Page 68.
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East side of doorway leading to the inner chamber of temple.
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Stela I. (Pages 53) The back & sides photographed from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Altar T. South side. Altar T. North side.
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Stela H. (Page 50 & 51) Back view drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Stellae 8 and 9. See Plate 110 & Pages 67-68. Stela 8. Drawing of the inscription, see Page 67.
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A view in the Great Plaza (looking south) showing Stela & Altar H. and group of Altars G 1-3.
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Stela J. (Pages 53 & 54) (a) East face. (Back) (b) West Face (Front)
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Stela 7. Drawing of inscription, see Page 67.
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Stela J. (Pages 53 & 54) North side. South side.
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Stela 6. Drawing of the inscription ...
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Stela J. (Page 53) West face drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Stela 6. Side views, see Plate 107 and Page 67
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Stela I. (Page 53) Inscription on the back & sides drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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(a) Altar, Z. See Plate 112 and Page 68. (b) East side of mound No. 7. Plate 1. and altars., see Plate 114 & Pages 68-69. (c) Side view of the altar in front of Stela D. See Plate 42 & Page 69.
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Stela F and altar (Page 48) facing west.
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Stela F (Page 48). (a) South Side. (b) East Side.
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(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 fro
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(a) Altar G1 end view and G2 (Page 49). (b) Altar G1 (Page 49)
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(a) Altar G2 (Page 49). (b) View of the east side of the Great Plaza looking north. Stela H & altar in the foreground.
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Stella 10. Drawing of the inscription, see page 68.
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Stela H. (Page 50) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum
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Stela J. (Page 53 & 54) Inscriptions on the sides drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Stela H. (Page 50) South side
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A view in the Great Plaza (looking north) showing Stela & Altar F. and group of Altars G 1-3.
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Stela H. (Page 50) North side
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Stela II. See page 68. Altar Z. See Plate 113. a. & Page 68.
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Stela H. (Page 50) North & south sides drawn a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Stela, 4. Drawing of the inscription. Buried stone, used as a support to Stela 4.
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Stela H. (Page 50 & 51) Back view
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Stela H. (Page 50)
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(a) Inscription round the base of Stela N. (Page_57) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. (b) Altar in front (North) of Stela N. (Page_57)
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Stela 6. Front and back view, see Plate 107 and Page 67.
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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.
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(a) Stela N. (Pages 55_57) North & east side. (b) Stela N. (Pages 55_57) South & east sides.
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(a) Altar R. (Page 60) Drawn from the original sculpture in the South Kensington Museum. Altar S. (Page 60) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Stela N. (Pages 55_57) South face.
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Altar Q. (Page 60) Inscription on the top of the altar photographed and drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Altar T. (Pages 60_62) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Altar Q (Page 60) The four sides from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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(a) Stela N. (Pages 55_57) East side. (b) Stela N. (Pages 55_57) West side
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(c) Altar Q. (Page 60) East side. (d) Altar Q (Page 60) North side.
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(a) Altar O. (Page 58) West side. (b) Altar O. (Page 58) East side.
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(a) Altar Q. (Page 60) West side. (b) Altar Q. (Page 60) South side.
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Altar O (Page 58) drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Stela P. (Page 59) Inscriptions on the back and sides drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Stela P. (Pages 58_59) West face.
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Stela P. (Page 59) Inscription on the back and sides photographed from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Stela N. (Pages 55_57) South face drawn from photographs
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Stela M. (Page 55) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Stela J. (Page 53 & 54) Inscriptions on the sides arranged in paragraphs
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Stela E. Inscription drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. See Page 48.
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Stela J. (Page 54) The east face drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum with a scheme for numbering the glyples
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a. Stela, 2. Photographs of face. b. Stela, 4. Fragments showing inscription. c. Stela, 4. Pedestals and (excavated) supports ...
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Stela J. (Page 54) Inscription on the east face arranged in columns.
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Stela 2. Drawing of the inscription. See page 66.
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(a) Stela N. (Pages 55_57) East side. (b) West side
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Stela 2. Drawing of the face of the monument. See plate 103.a & page 66.
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Stela I. (Pages 52 & 53) Drawing and photograph of a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Stela 1. Photographs and drawings of inscription, see page 66.
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(a and b) Altar near Stela M. (See page 55)
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Stela N. (Pages 55_57) North face.
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Altar U. (Page 63) Inscription on the top back & sides drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum
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Stela N. (Pages 55_57) North face drawn from photographs
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(a) Altar U. (Page 63) East side. (b) Altar U. (Page 63) West side.
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(a) Altar K. (Page 54) Inscription drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. (b) Altar L. (Page 54) Drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Examples of the use of the head & scroll of the feathered serpent and of grotesque faces at Copan, at Quirigna.
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Stela B (Pages 42 & 43). Back view and details from photographs
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View of the forest covering the higher structures
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Stela B (Pages 42 & 43). Drawn & slightly restored from photographs, the inscription drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Pieces of rough pottery found in excavating temple. Various objects found at foot of monolith H.
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Stela B (Pages 42 & 43) Side Views.
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The Great Plaza
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Examples of the use of the feathered serpent at Menché, Tikal, Copan, Chichen Itza
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Stela B (Pages 42 & 43). Drawn & partly restored from photographs
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a) View of principal structures looking south. b) View of principal structures looking north. Sketched from plaster model in the South Kensington Museum
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Stela D. (Pages 45-47) Details of back drawn and partly restored from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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a) Steps leading to upper terrace & temple. b) End view of temple
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"Initial Series" of glyphs from nine descriptions at Copan
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Stella A.
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Stela A. (Pages 36 to 39) Inscription on the sides and back drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum.
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Photograph of a plaster model in the South Kensington Museum of the Ruins of Copan. Sections through the principal structures.
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Stela A. (Pages 36 to 39) South side
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Stela A (Pages 36 to 39) drawn and partly restored from a cast in the South Kensington Museum
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Stela A. (Pages 36 to 39) Back view facing west.
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Copan. Plan of the principal ruined structures
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Stela A. (Pages 36 to 39) North side
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Stela B (Pages 42 & 43)
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a) Carved slab (in four pieces) found in the western court. Photograph of plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. b) Ornament fallen from stairway leading up to temple. Photograph of plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum. Outline drawing of the
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Restoration of the doorway leading to the inner chamber of temple.
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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.
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Stela D (Pages 45-47) Back View.
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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.
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West side of doorway leading to the inner chamber of temple.
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Stela D. (Pages 45-47) Drawn & partly restored from photographs. (A) East side. (B) West side.
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Altar in front of Stela F. See Plates 50-51 and 114, and pages 48 & 69.
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a) Lower chamber in temple. b) Pyramidal foundation of temple.
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Oblong altar. Altar in front of Stela. Inscriptions on altars.

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Stela D. (Pages 45-47). Drawn & partly restored from photographs
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An earthen pot ... contents of pot ... pierced stone found in the same mound.
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a & b) Figure of singing girl from exterior decoration of temple. Photograph of the original sculpture in the South Kensington Museum. c) South west corner of temple.
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(a) Stela B (Pages 42 & 43). (b) Stela C (Page 44) West Face.
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(B) West Side. Stela D (pages 45 - 47.) North Side.
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End of step at A. Face of step in temple. Photograph of original sculpture in the South Kensington Museum. End of step on B. Drawing of the hieroglyphs under the figures and in the middle of the step, and details of other portions of the carving.
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(B) West Side. Stela D (pages 45 - 47.) (A) East Side.
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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 o
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(a) Stella D. and altar (Pages 45 - 47) south Side. (b) Altar north side.
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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
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Stela C. (Page 44) Inscription drawn from a plaster cast in the South Kensington Museum
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View of the river wall showing one of the "ventanas".
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Stela C (Page 44). East face and altar
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Maya calendar from the Codex Cortesianus (See Page 41). Mexican calendar from Plate 44 of the Fejervary Codex (See Page 41). Inscription from the back of the stone head figured on pages 44 & 47. Scheme of Mexican Calendar. Scheme of Maya Calendar.
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Face of step below doorway leading to the inner chamber of temple.
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