National Geographic : 1941 Sep
The National Geographic Magazine Broken before Burial, This Idol's Arms and Legs Were Piled Up on Its Base The figure's head is missing. An excavator carefully clears away earth particles. (C)National OeograpIle soliety Kodahronles by Itichanti II. StIllari Red Ear Plugs Brighten the Grim Features of a Pre-Columbian Graybeard The face, modeled from clay, was found beneath the pedestal pictured above, but it is not the missing head of the broken idol. These objects were dug up only a few feet from the collection of jade (Plate VIII).