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Object TitleStela 5
Object Number:51-54-2
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Lowland Maya
Provenience: Belize
Caracol (Central America)
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 613 CE
Early Date: 613
Late Date: 613
Height: 309 cm
Width: 125 cm
Thickness: 40 cm
Credit Line:Caracol Expedition; Linton Satterthwaite, 1951
Other Number:CA-11-36 - Field No SF


Caracol Stela 5. Limestone; front approximately complete fragments assembled in Middle American Hall, 1952. Butt and most rear fragments left in field.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Danien, Elin. 2002. Guide to the Mesoamerican Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Frontispiece; p. 14, fig. 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Satterthwaite, Linton. 1954. "Sculptured Monuments from Caracol, British Honduras*". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 18. no. 1-2. pg. 3-45 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 5, fig. 2; p. 7, fig. 3; p. 8, fig. 5-7; p. 9, fig. 8View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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