National Geographic : 1946 Oct
Land of the Painted Oxcarts © National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Luis Alarden Giant Stone Balls, Mementos of a Forgotten Race, Puzzle Archeologists In west-coast banana lands these spheres seem scattered haphazardly. Some are six feet in diameter; others are no larger than billiard balls. No one knows who carved them, where, when, or why. This area near Palmar is rich in Indian graves. Some contain ceremonial objects of pure gold.