COPAN STELA A with the open chamber in front on the west side of the Copán Great Plaza in the magnificent Copán Mayan Ruins in Honduras. This is a semiprofile view from the southeast of Copán Stela A with the west edge of the Great Plaza in the background. COPAN STELA E is seen in the background at the upper left atop a terrace and in front of Copán Structure 1.
Stela A is one of many stone stelae depicting Waxaklajuun Ub'aah K'awiil, also known as 18 RABBIT. 18 RABBIT is holding a Ceremonial Serpent Bar. Stela A was dedicated AD 731. 18 Rabbit was the 13th Ruler of Copán
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