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Above Yehnal was Margarita (another nickname bestowed by the archaeologists). On its stucco facade was a relief sculpture depicting a quetzal bird entwined with a macaw. The quetzal is k'uk' in Mayan, while the macaw is mo', thus forming two parts of the name of the Copán founder, K'inich Yax K'uk' Mo'. There are yax symbols attached to the birds' heads.

William Fash gestures while describing how this sculpture spells the name of the Copán founder. Photo: Joel Skidmore.