National Geographic : 1936 Nov
() iNational txeograplic society THIS LAD KNOWS LITTLE OF HIS RACE'S BYGONE GLORY To a present-day Maya, the reliefs sculptured by his ancestors on the Temple of the Wall Panels would be virtually meaningless unless explained by an archeologist. Men, jaguars, monkeys, and thatched houses are depicted on the blocks. A MAYA "ARCH" HAS NO KEYSTONE This arcade in a temple beside theCaracol was formed byextending the side walls inward untilthey almost converged; then aflatcapstone was laid across them. Roofs oftemple colonnades constructed inthis manner have all fallen in ruins.