National Geographic : 1990 Feb
recalled your January 1983 article on "Indonesia Rescues Ancient Borobudur," which referred to a 1975 IBM system developed to help in the resto ration process. Would such a system be applica ble to the Copan Mosaic Project? MARCO POLO HERNANDEZ C. Chester, Georgia George Stuart replies, "Probably not. First the glyphs must be deciphered by epigraphists. An unknown number of stones are missing, and many are eroded beyond readability." In his fascinating article George Stuart writes of a cache of items including bloodletting lancets of stingray and sea anemone spines. Sea anemones are soft-bodied coelenterates and have no spines. I would guess he meant to say sea urchin. STEPHEN WALKER Tulsa Zoo Tulsa, Oklahoma He did. The razor-sharp edges of the "eccentric flints" on pages 492-3 are clearly serrations as on mod ern cutlery blades. The alternation of two to three small serrations with one or two larger, deeper ones resembles in form and function the teeth on a crosscut saw. The blades also are "ventilated," reducing weight and wind resis tance. The Maya blade cutter has made use of the who drives one. 1990 Grand Caravan SE. Or ask J.D. Power &Associates, they gave Caravan the highest customer satisfaction ranking of any American minivan. Or ask your dealer,because he can give you $1,032 worth of options on a CaravanLE at no extra cost! Pretty impressive, huh?* Caravan loaded full of luggage, gear and presents for the whole family.Zipped up Vail Pass at 65 miles per hour without a problem at all, by the way. "Don't worry about tonight. We'll drive. We've got the room. Pick you up at seven. "AndAllison, please don't fight with your sister Lyndsay over who sits in the wayback! "On top of this, I'm an attorney and I've got a big caseload. And I need our Caravan for that, too. "You know, I just can't imagine not having a Caravan" Neither can we, Leslie. Neither can we. The newspiritofDodg The new spiritofDodge. *Justlook aroundyou, our Caravanis the best selling minivan of all time. Or askJ. D. Power about their 1989 Light Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction With ProductQuality &Dealer Service Survey sM (1988 models). Or talk to our lawyer Stan, who told us thatyou'd save $1,032 on a CaravanLE with the AFFpackage,based on the list prices ofitems ifsold separately(N/A on GrandCaravanmodels). But whateveryou do, please buckle upfor safety.