Link to enlarge Archaeology Plate 107 ©Annie Hunter Travis Doering and Lori Collins

© 2007 Travis Doering and Lori Collins

M3D Number:  M3D0085
Origin Site:  Takalik Abaj , Guatemala 
Artifact Identification:  Stela 2 
Artifact Type:  Carved stela 
Artifact Medium:  Volcanic stone: Basalt (PNTA) 
Location Information:  Department of Retalhuleu, Finca San Isidro, at base of Terrace 5, Structure 61 
Country:  Guatemala 
Chron Era:  Late Preclassic (Orrego Corzo and Schieber de Lavarreda 2001
Inscription:  Yes 
Notes:  Early Maya stela inscribed with long count date; date has three possible reading due to damage, latest of which places it first century B.C. Actualmente se encuentran entre los límites que divide la finca Santa Margarita y Finca San Isidro Piedra Parada. Excavada primeramente por Bruhl en 1888; re-excavada por Lehman en 1925, Thompson en 1942 y S. Miles en 1958. Dates of Berkeley and PNTA excavations 
Collaborators:  Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes Guatemala/Direccion General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural-IDAEH/Proyecto Nacional Takalik Abaj  
Acknowledgements:  National Science Foundation Grant (BCS 0911078); Finca San Isidro 
Credit:  Copyright © 2012 Doering & Collins, Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies, University of South Florida.
Prepared for and in Cooperation with:   Schieber de Lavarreda & Orrego, Proyecto Nacional Takalik Abaj, Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Direccion General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural-IDAEH, Guatemala. For publication or other use of original drawings, photos, or scans permission must be requested in writing from the authors at AIST@usf.edu.
References & Background:  
Cassier, J. and A. Ichon 1978; Cassier, J. and A. Ichon 1981; Chang Lam, E. 1991; Coe, M. D. 1957; Graham, J. A. 1979; Graham, J. A. 1992; Graham, J. A. and L. Benson 2005; Graham, J. A., R. F. Heizer and E. M. Shook 1978; Guernsey, J. 2006; Lehmann, W. 1926; Miles, S. W. 1965; Orrego Corzo, M. 1990; Orrego Corzo, M. and C. Schieber de Lavarreda 2001; Proskouriakoff, Tatiana 1950; Schieber de Lavarreda, C. 1998; Schieber de Lavarreda, C. and M. Orrego Corzo 2010; Sharer, R. J. 2000; Sharer, R. J. and L. P. Traxler 2006; Thompson, J. E. S. 1942; Wolley Schwarz, C. 2001;
Photograph by AIST and Joseph Gamble
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Prepared for and in collaboration with:
Schieber de Lavarreda & Orrego/Proyecto Nacional Tak'alik Ab'aj/Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes
Dirección General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural-IDAEH
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