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Dates:
1926
Level:
file
Size:
19 Photographic prints
4 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.114
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

[From the Original 1927 Catalog] This group takes its name Velarde from the Prefect pf Trujillo Don Carlos Aureo Velarde who accidentally discovered in it some walls covered with magnificent designs in high relief in 1905 or 1906. These walls have been photographed and reproduced in books an infinite number of times. Not a single design is in exist...

P08787-P08805, N36310-N36313