Stela 16


Location: On Display in the Mexico and Central America Gallery

From: Belize | Caracol (Central America)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Title Stela 16
Object Number 51-54-5
Current Location Mexico and Central America Gallery - On Display
Culture Lowland Maya
Provenience Belize | Caracol (Central America)
Culture Area Central American
Date Made 534
Section American
Materials Limestone

Caracol Stela 16. Limestone. Upper and lower fragments as assembled in Middle American Hall, 1953; butt, which may add slightly to carving on front, not found in 1951 or 1953; may be recovered if excavation is extended. Incised inscription on back emphasized with water-color paint by L. Satterthwaite, 1953, after photographing. Nothing painted in which did not seem certain. Approximately complete.

Height 206.04 cm
Width 73.15 cm
Thickness 29.87 cm
Credit Line Caracol Expedition; Linton Satterthwaite, 1951
Other Number CA-14-116 - Field No SF

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