September/October 2006

Deconstructing a Maya Pyramid

Deconstructing a Maya Pyramid, Archaeology, September/October 2006

Read how archaeologists in El Salvador corrected a flawed “restoration” – one of many in Latin America – at a Maya pyramid.

The story appeared in Archaeology (read abstract) and later as text-only on “Arqueologí­a salvadoreña” (no longer available).

If he hadn’t used concrete, then he would have had to rebury it, and that was not an option…