Inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: Pyramide San Bartolo Tenayuca / discovered in 1926 / Altars + Feathered serpent.- the central serpent on sides / and the water spout 3 sides-; inscribed, in image, in graphite, top: ALTAR SERPENT ALTAR; inscribed, in image, in graphite, left center: THE.FEATHERED.SERPENT. / BETWEEN.THE.ALTARS..ABOVE.; inscribed, in image in graphite, bottom: THE.CENTRAL.PYRAMID.SERPENT / ON.THREE.SIDES. / .ALL.AROUND...THE.WATER.SPOUTS. / 4 LARGER ONES; inscribed, on mat, in graphite, lower left: TENAYUCA: TEMPLE DETAILS. / 60
The artist (1854-1943); to his daughter, Margaret Bradbury Rich Sage (1888-1985); given to present collection, 1961.
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