Stela N

Copan: Stela N [January 9, 2004]

Stela N was erected by Smoke Shell (or Smoke Squirrel), the 15th ruler of Copan. He also built the Hieroglyphic Stairway as well as Stela M at the base of the Stairway. Smoke Shell was the father of Yax Pac (or Yax Pasah), the last ruler of Copán and builder of Temple 11 which stands behind this stela.