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“A wonderful example of Copan sculpture, this representation of Itzam Ye, an avatar of Itzamnah (the main deity in Maya religion) is shown opening its beautiful wings and displaying its fearsome talons.

Copan Ruins - Copan, Copan - Honduras

This photo from Copan, West is titled 'Copan Ruins'.

Several of the pyramidal temples at Lamanai, Belize featured large masks on the facade.

Mayan Tower with Masks, Lamanai, Belize

The Hieroglyphic Stairway of Copán, Honduras

hieroglyphic stairway located at Copan. shows the Mayan artistic ability and culture. The stairway is complex composed of statues, figures, and ramps.

Coba is a globally known Mayan ruins city with several large temple pyramids, the highest being the Nohoch Mul pyramid which rises 42 meters (138) feet high. Yet, even though so well known in Maya archeology circles only a small portion of the site has been cleared from the jungle excavated and restored  http://twitter.com/ChichenItzaBob

The pyramid of Nohoch Mul in Coba is superior in height to Chichen Itza and Uxmal. This Mayan archaelogical site may be found only minutes from Tulum. This site has many Mayan roads that interconnect the structures.

Mayan Ruins at Chichen Itza Site, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

Mayan Ruins at Chichen Itza Site, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico.awesome ruins to see in person.