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Coba: Stela 23
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LOCATION Discovered in 1926 by the Second CIW Expedition to Coba. It was lying face-up at the west corner of Structure C-1, the Castillo.

CONDITION Broken into five major pieces. Weathering has destroyed most of the design except the lowermost 25 cm.

MATERIAL Limestone; a shaft probably already flawed by holes when quarried.

SHAPE The sides are parallel.

DIMENSIONS

HLC 1.86 m
PB .011 m plus
MW 1.18 m
WBC 1.18 m
MTh 0.37 m
Rel 1.2 cm

CARVED AREAS Front only.

PHOTOGRAPHS von Euw.

DRAWING von Euw, based on a field drawing corrected by artificial light.

 

 

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