Stela A

Copan: Stela A [January 9, 2004]

"Only Stela A follows the tradition of earlier Copan monuments, which confine the figural image to the front surface of the stela, preserving the side and rear areas for panels of texts. "

Elizabeth Newsome, Trees of Paracise and Pillars of the World: The Serial Stela Cycle of "18-Rabbit-God K," King of Copan, p. 61