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Uaxactun: Stela 8
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LOCATION This was the central stela in a row of seven stelae ranged along the south side of the main plaza of Group A, in front of Structure A-I. When discovered by Morley in 1916, the stela lay uprooted and broken. By 1978 none of the constituent fragments could be found.

CONDITION Morley's photographs Seem to show five or six principal fragments. Three of them were fitting fragments and showed the legs and feet of the figure, fairly well preserved. The central right-

hand portion of lhe shaft was missing, and the upper and left-hand portions of the front no longer bore recognizable Iraces of sculpture. The left side, though essentially complete, was so badly eroded and riven by breaks that the number of glyph-blocks it bore is uncertain (perhaps eight), and the few visible details lack context. The beginning and end of the inscription on the right side were badly eroded.

MATERIAL Limestone.

SHAPE Unknown.

CARVED AREAS Front and sides.

PHOTOGRAPHS Morley, 1922.

DIMENSIONS

HLC 2.06m
PB 0.38m
MW 0.76 m
WBC unknown
MTh 0.41 m
Rel unknown
 

 

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