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Jose Luciano Castaneda. The Temple of the Inscriptions, depicted as a flat-roofed building on top of a rocky grass-covered hill, with maguey plants and shrubs lending a desert-like aspect. The original drawing was made in 1808. From "Antiquites Mexicaines", Paris, 1834, plate 28. [PARI editor's note: compare the restored Temple of the Inscriptions on the previous page.]