National Geographic : 1947 Apr
Finding the Tomb of a Warrior-God Carved Wooden Maces and Digging Sticks Represent War, Agriculture, Wisdom All were in the warrior-priest-god's tomb. At left, Mrs. Junius Bird inspects the war mace, held by Dr. Strong. Mrs. Strong looks at the agricultural deity (Plate I). Clifford Evans, Jr., holds an owl baton. © National Geographic Society Kodachromes by Clifford Evans, Jr. Dust Fills the Air as They Excavate a Mochica Chicheria, or Tavern Dr. Strong examines a chicha (corn beer) jar while "el Professor," one of his best diggers, plies the shovel in the uppermost levels at Castillo de Tomaval. One chicha jar contained an old woman's body.