National Geographic : 1934 Jan
() Aerial hrxplorations, Inc. AN EARTHQUAKE RANG THE VILLAGE TOCSIN FOR THE LAST TIME In the shadow of the huge church at Lari the explorers uncovered a bell that had been hurled from the towers by a temblor. It was originally cast by the Spanish settlers. The skill of the present-day inhabitants of the valley was not equal to the task of recasting it. cAerial Explorations, Inc. THE MADRIGAL CHURCH HOUSED AMYSTERIOUS STATUE OF ST. JAMES Just how this elaborateequestrian figure ofSantiago found itsway over the mountain passes intothe forgotten valley ofthe Colca isaproblem. The bridle, spurs, and sword are of solid silver, and the cloak isheavily ornamented with gold and silver spangles.