National Geographic : 1944 Feb
Martini Scores of Ancient Monuments Still Stud the Slopes of a PrehistoricQuarry Around an extinct volcano the ancient sculptors found their raw material. Each image represents a half-length figure, atthe bottom of which the hands nearly meet in front of the body. The lobes of the ears resemble a fleshy rope. Most of the statues vary in height from threeto36feet, although oneprostrate figure is66 feet long. Tall cylindrical hats of red tuff top many of the volcanic rock carvings.