The Importance of Rosalila

The Importance of Rosalila

The Rosalila temple;  one of the most emblematic monuments of the Mayan Civilization, is located  in the Archaeological Park of Copán Ruinas, Honduras,  one of the most important sites of the Mayan civilization and a World Heritage site. Discovered in 1989 by Arq. Ricardo Agurcia Fasquelle the Rosalila temple was interred inside Temple 16 in…

Rosalila Rescue
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Rosalila Rescue

Investigation and Consolidation of Temple 10L-16 and Rosalila (1990-1997) Discovering Rosalila On June 23, 1989, Honduran archaeologist Ricardo Agurcia Fasquelle (currently President of the Asociación Copán) discovered a unique and extraordinary temple. While exploring under Temple 16, he found the best-preserved example of monumental architecture at Copán. He named the structure “Rosalila” (rose/lilac), following a…