noun, plural ste·lae [stee-lee] /ˈsti li/.
Examples from the Web for stela
He tied the mule's bridle to a stela of granite covered with inscriptions, and went forward to the appointed place.The Sisters, Complete|Georg Ebers
If this is so, Stela H is the earliest hotun-marker at Quirigua.
He also conquered the land of Asnunnak and carried off from Padan a stela belonging to a refugee from Malatia.
While at Copan in May, 1912, the writer was shown a fragment of a stela which he was told was a part of this monument (Stela 15).
There was no evidence to show to which of these two tombs this stela belonged.Five Years' Explorations at Thebes|George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Carnarvon