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Album caption: Chacmultun in the Puuc Hills of southwestern Yucatan. Many fine examples of Mayan construction, especially the use of the corbel arch and lintels over the doorways, are seen in these photographs. These buildings were erected probably not long before or after 900 A.D. Yucatan, Mexico. 1922. (Photo taken by Carnegie Institute of Washington) Close up of buildings in J.O. Kilmartin photograph numbers 63-68, kjo00063_YUC4, kjo00064_YUC4, kjo00065_YUC4, kjo00066_YUC4, kjo00068_YUC4 No index card.
Album caption: Henequen drying on racks at a hacienda in the Puuc Hills of southern Yucatan, Mexico. 1924. No index card.
Album caption: Pay day at my house for the laborers. The average pay per day was about 65 cents. Monroe Amsden is the paymaster. Yucatan, Mexico. May 24, 1924. No index card.
Album caption: Standing are the wife, Paula Olalde and daughter of Isauro Olalde. An unidentified woman is seated. The huipilis worn by these women are of the same style as those worn by Maya women in ancient times. The chains are gold. Hacienda Chichen, Yucatan, Mexico. 1923. No index card.
Album caption: Sculptured walls of the lower room of the Temple of the Jaguars. A Chacmool-the Maya word for tiger or jaguar-stands between the two columns. C.I.W. photo 1923.
Album caption: Casa Colorada - the Red House - derives its name from a red ban around the antechamber in which there is a band of hieroglyphs 37 feet in length. Believed to have been built prior to 900 A.D. Yucatan, Mexico. February 10, 1924. No index card.
Album caption: The West Annex restored to the intended limit.
Album caption (56 and 57): El Caracol. The door at the base of the tower leads to a spiral stairway which ends at the window in the top. It is believed that observations were made through this window. C.I.W. March '23.
Album caption: A resident of Chankom supposed to be pure Maya but the beard and features suggest that he is a Mestizo. G.C. Shattuck. 1929.
Album caption: Lime heap after burning. There is no sand in the area. The lime will be mixed with sascab, a local white earth, to make mortar. Although this lime can be used shortly after it has been slacked by rain or dew some masons prefer that it stand for a year. C.I.W. 1926.
Album caption: Black and white map of the Central area of Ruins of Chichen-Itza. Yucatan, Mexico. 1925. No index card
Album caption: West Colonnade in the Group of the Thousand Columns. December 24, 1923.
The north side of El Cenote which is also known as the Well of Sacrifices and the Sacred Well. Yucatan, Mexico. 1924.
Album caption: The north side of El Cenote which is also known as the Well of Sacrifices and the Sacred Well. It was the well of human sacrifice for the Maya. It is curcular in shape. 185 feet in diamter. The walls are 70 feet high and the water is 70 feet deep. March 1924.
Album caption: Plaza Principal at Tixkokob. March 1924.
Album caption: Rosalia and Luisa.
Album caption: One of several barbershops in the market. Merida. February 23, 1924.
A section of the market between the post office and Gutierrez hardware. Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. 1924.
Album caption: A section of the market between the post office and Gutierrez hardware. Merida. February 23, 1924.
Album caption: Calle 59. Looking north from the Gran Hotel in early morning. Water in the city is supplied by windmills. February 23, 1924.
Album caption (24 and 25): Dedication of Avenida Itza. George M. Osborne, civil engineer and fellow passenger on the ship from New York to Progreso. Marked x.
Album caption: A sculpture in progress found in a quarry near the principal group of ruins. C.I.W. photo 1924.