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Object TitleStela 16
Object Number: 51-54-5
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Lowland Maya
Provenience: Belize
Caracol (Central America)
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: 534
Early Date: 534
Late Date: 534
Section:American
Materials:Limestone
Height: 2.06
Width: 0.73
Thickness: 0.3
Credit Line:Caracol Expedition; Linton Satterthwaite, 1951
Other NumberCA-14-116 - Field No SF

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mesoamerican Gallery (23 Mar 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Mayan Gallery (1954 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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