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Stela C

Stela C at Quirigua features Cauac Sky and was built in 775AD. It features glyphs relating to the beginning of time and plays a crucial role in our understanding of the Maya calender and their religion, as it is one of a trio of stones designed to commemorate the Mayan Creation Myth.

Read the article about The Maya Creation Stones to find out more…

© Robin Heyworth – Photo taken 3rd February 2002

Stela C at Quirigua