National Geographic : 1936 Nov
( INational ieograpnhc society RESTORING THIS VAULT WAS LIKE DOING A JIGSAW PUZZLE The sculptures of warriors and other figures were only a jumbled heap of fallen stones. Mexican archeologists blocked out the background in red, so they could follow the design and fit the pieces together. rinay rnotograpns by LuIS Marden A FEATHERED SERPENT STANDS ON ITS HEAD The open-jawed monster, afavorite Maya design, forms acolumn in the Temple of the Warriors(Plate XV). Now that the roof isgone, the overhanging tail, with rattles,isbolted tothe body tokeep itfrom falling.