Some articles on hieroglyphic stairway, hieroglyphic, stairways, stairway:
... group of smaller structures and linked plazas to the north, including the Hieroglyphic Stairway and the ballcourt ... royal complex at the heart of Copán developed over the centuries and uncovering several hieroglyphic texts that date back to the Early Classic and verify details of the early dynastic rulers of the city who were ... Structure 10L-4 is a platform with four stairways situated by the Monument Plaza ...
... Carnegie Institution first documented the site of La Amelia in 1937, he noted the presence of six hieroglyphic blocks which functioned as risers along the uppermost level of the monolithic stairway ... This led him to identify the Hieroglyphic Stairway at the site, and to name the associated architectural group accordingly ... Three of the carved stones from the Hieroglyphic Stairway were entirely glyphic, while the four remaining stones (including the one recovered in 1997) feature reclining ...
Famous quotes containing the words stairway and/or hieroglyphic:
“A wifes long tongue is the stairway by which misfortunes ascend into the house.”
“Undoubtedly we have not questions to ask which are unanswerable. We must trust the perfection of the creation so far, as to believe that whatever curiosity the order of things has awakened in our minds, the order of things can satisfy. Every mans condition is a solution in hieroglyphic to those inquiries he would put. He acts it as life, before he apprehends it as truth.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)