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

© 2007 Travis Doering and Lori Collins

M3D Number:  M3D0090
Origin Site:  Takalik Abaj , Guatemala 
Artifact Identification:  Stela 4 
Artifact Type:  Carved stela 
Artifact Medium:  Volcanic stone: Andesite (PNTA) 
Location Information:  Department of Retalhuleu, Finca San Isidro, Terrace 5, Structure 24; moved to Finca San Isidro house 
Country:  Guatemala 
Chron Era:  Late Preclassic (Orrego Corzo and Schieber de Lavarreda 2001
Inscription:  Yes 
Notes:  First reported by Bruhl in 1888, and rediscovered by Parsons in 1969, but original provenience unknown; glyphs present; similar style to stelae at Izapa. 
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:  
Bruhl, G. 1888; Cassier, J. and A. Ichon 1978; Chang Lam, E. 1991; Graham, J. A. and L. Benson 2005; Guernsey, J. 2006; Guernsey, J. 2002; Orrego Corzo, M. 1990; Orrego Corzo, M. and C. Schieber de Lavarreda 2001; Parsons, L. A. 1972; Schieber de Lavarreda, C. 1998; Schieber de Lavarreda, C. and M. Orrego Corzo 2002; 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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