Principal Investigator Alfonso Morales C. points at the beginnings of the excavation in Temple XX.

Maureen Carpenter, the archaeologist in charge of the Temple XX dig, pauses at an early stage in the excavation.

Maureen Carpenter at bottom of ladder during early operations at Temple XX.

Note the severely inclining pier. Several precautions were taken to insure that the piers did not settle or move as a result of our excavations.

The top of the vertical support post is about the level of the Temple XX-sub floor.