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Cast of the Sculpted Bench, Temple 11, Copan: detail. Am1923, Maud.15

Alfred Maudslay1880-1930 A.D.

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

Plaster cast of the sculpted bench in Temple 11, Copan. This bench depicts twenty figures, which are some of the patron gods of Copan, Honduras, seating over their nominal glyphs, and commemorates the rising to power of ruler Yax Pasaj Chan Yopaat. The cast of the bench was made by Alfred P. Maudslay, a British explorer of the Nineteenth Century.

Details

  • Title: Cast of the Sculpted Bench, Temple 11, Copan: detail. Am1923, Maud.15
  • Creator: Alfred Percival Maudslay
  • Date Created: 1880-1930 A.D.
  • Location: The British Museum, London, UK
  • Type: Architectural cast
  • Contributor: BM
  • Rights: ©Trustees of the British Museum
  • Medium: Plaster

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