National Geographic : 1944 Feb
Martini Years Ago the Workers Suddenly Laid Aside Their Tools, Never to TakeThem Up Again Vertical and horizontal cuts on the upper part of the extinct volcano are plainly visible. An unfinished statue, still apart ofthe slope, rests initsniche atright center. Many images in all stages of completion lie about. The workers first cleared away a space about the rock to be shaped sothat they could dotheir carving. When the entire figure was finished, the artisans would slice under it to free it from the cliff.