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La Venta Monument 47

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Record Count: (376 - 400 out of 624)

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La Venta, Tabasco

Unidentified. Written on slide “#35 Digg…(?), Feb 68P5, H-1”

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La Venta, Tabasco

The begininng of the excavation of the drain or aquaduct. Written on slide “Feb 68P5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Unidentified. Written on slide “Feb 68P5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Transportation of one of the monuments from the field. Written on slide “Feb 68P5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Unidentified. Written on slide “Feb 68P5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Sorting archaeological finds. Written on slide “May 68P13, duplicate”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Taking core samples along the slope of the La Venta pyramid. The stacks of the Pemex refineries are visible in the background. Written on slide “Feb 68P5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Crew members are taking the bricks from the pavement of the Southwest Platform.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Early stage excavations of the Southwest Platform. Written on slide “Feb 68P3, #2A, G-2”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Crew members are taking the bricks from the pavement of the Southwest Platform.

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La Venta, Tabasco

Unidentified. Written on slide “duplicate”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Detail of excavations near the Southwest Platform. Written on slide “Philip Drucker; PSW 71; S4 R6 Apr 1955”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Unidentified. Written on slide “Philip Ducker; R20; PSW 50”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Written on slide “Exploring 10th course of adobe bricks in West Bastion, facing NE; X-32; 3/7/55”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Southwest platform, North wall extension trench at southeast corner. Written on slide “Philip Drucker R 20; PSW 64”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Stela 3. Written on slide “Philip Drucker; S1 R2; Stela 3”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Unidentified. Written on slide “Philip Drucker; S4 R7; C-5”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Overview of the Southwest Platform excavations. Written on slide “R.J. Squier; 15; S4 RC Apr 1955; PSW 24 X-3”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Southwest Platform. Rough serpentine block layers in the west side of the excavation. Written on slide “R.J. Squier; 46 d PS; S5 R May 1955”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Unidentified. Written on slide “NE (platform)?; PNE 1”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Massive Offering No. 3, with layers of serpentine blocks, separated by clay mortar. Written on slide “24”

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La Venta, Tabasco

This limestone slab may have been used for celt polishing. It was recovered from the occupation area west of the Ceremonial Court at La Venta. Written on slide “La Venta, grooved limestone boulder (“celt sharpener”) west of pyramid, 2/3/55, X-37”

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La Venta, Tabasco

La Venta Stela 3. Written on slide “Exposing base of Stela 3 preparatory to setting upright. X-42; 2/16/55”

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La Venta, Tabasco

A tower was built of wooden poles, in order to make photographs overlooking the site. Written on slide “R.J. Squier; BK 11; S4RB”

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La Venta, Tabasco

Written on slide “LV field camp”


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