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Coba: Stela 4
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LOCATION Found almost buried in rubble and reclining against the back wall of a shrine near the bottom of the north facing stairway that ascends a large temple mound, Structure A-2.

CONDITION Intact; the upper part is badly eroded and pitted, the lower in good condition. Recently reset.

MATERIAL Limestone of uniform composition.

SHAPE Irregular. Evidently the upper left corner of the shaft was rounded and had a surface receding from the general plane of the front before sculpture was begun. Cross section of shaft is lenticular at foot.

DIMENSIONS

HLC 2.50 m
PB 0.10 m plus
MW 1.04 m
WBC 1.04 m
MTh 0.35 m
Rel 1.0 cm

CARVED AREAS Front only.

PHOTOGRAPHS Graham; that of front is a composite of three photos.

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

 

 

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