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Aquatic bird holding a fish in its beak

Maya Site of Copan1980

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

A high-relief sculpture of an aquatic bird holding a fish in its beak is the most astonishing example of the Copan artists’ skills. It was discovered under the Hieroglyphic Stairway.

Details

  • Title: Aquatic bird holding a fish in its beak
  • Creator: Maya Site of Copan
  • Date Created: 1980
  • Location: Honduras
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (iv)(vi)
  • Date of Inscription: 1980
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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