Freidel, David A., Linda Schele, and Joy Parker. 1993. Maya cosmos: three thousand years on the shaman's path. New York: W. Morrow:369, Fig. 8:24
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Reconstruction of base of Hieroglyphic Stairway, Structure 10L-26. Represented is an inverted snake-head altar at the base of the stairs.The lower portion of the Hieroglyphic Stairway was commissioned by 18 Rabbit in A.D. 710, and it was later inorporated into the new stairway in A.D. 755 by Smoke Shell.