noun, plural ste·lae [stee-lee] /ˈsti li/.
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The “Stelae Chamber” boasts two stone markers, thought to be where high-level community leaders performed rituals to the gods.The Cave Where Mayans Sacrificed Humans Is Open for Visitors|Nina Strochlic|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The only extra-biblical support for events in the Torah is a passing mention of the “Israel” in an Egyptian stelae around 1200 BC.
The headdresses of the stelae statues are most reminiscent of the triple tiara of Buddhist images.
The stelae the latter describes as being twice or three times as high as those at Copan, and always monolithic.
Kellekli, near Jerablus; two stelae, one with relief inscription.
These stelae and altars are the peculiar features of the Copan ruins.
To the south of the enclosure described, Stephens found within terraced walls a group of stelae and altars.