National Geographic : 1997 Dec
A LAVISH SEND-OFF A mid debrisshaken by pelts, andfeathers once sur- temple. "You can'tget a more earthquakes,David Sedat roundeda Teotihuacan-style Teotihuacan-in-your-face surveys the contents of an vessel nicknamed the "daz- statement than this pot," says unusualvaulted chamber zler." Rolled out (below), its Agurcia. Though perhaps above a tomb in the building paintingdepicts the goggle- made locally, it shows that excavatorscall Margarita. eyed god Tlaloc of central foreign influences were Rich offerings such as baskets, Mexico in a Maya-style important to the deceased.