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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Chenes

Eastern Peninsula

Northern Coast

Río Usumacinta

Puuc

Unidentified Locations

The Benson Latin American Collection

Dorothy Tate Lay and Lewis Chester Lay Photograph Collection, N.d.



Descriptive Summary

Creator Lay, Dorothy Tate
Creator Lay, Lewis Chester
Title Dorothy Tate Lay and Lewis Chester Lay Photograph Collection
Dates: N.d.
Abstract 64 photographs of historical Mayan archeological sites in Mexico.
Accession No. 1996-73
OCLC Record No. N/A
Extent 64 photographs
Language English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents Note

64 photographs of historical Mayan archeological sites in Mexico. The collection is arranged into series according to geographic location: Chenes, Eastern Peninsula, Northern Coast, Rio Usumacinta, Puuc, and Unidentified. Each photograph is numbered and described at the item level. The donor's original number for each photograph is listed in parentheses after each description.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Dorothy Tate Lay and Lewis Chester Lay Photograph Collection is classified under the following Subject Headings:
Excavations (Archaeology)--Mexico--Campeche (State)--Photographs
Maya architecture--Photographs

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Dorothy Tate Lay and Lewis Chester Lay Photograph Collection, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

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Box and Folder Inventory

 

Chenes

box folder
1 1 Dzibilnocac, Structure 1A, east façade (23)
2 Dzibilnocac, Structure 1A, oblique view (22)
3 "Dsibiltun. Palacio principal. Ala izquierda. Fachada Este," showing edge of adjoining structure; Teobert Maler photograph (20)
4 Dzibiltún, palace; Maler photograph (21)
5 El Tabasqueño, Structure 1; Maler photograph (24)
6 Hochob, main palace structure; Maler photograph (26)
7 Hochob; on photograph, "Palacio de tres Aposentos" (27)
8 Hochob, central portion of palace structure; Maler photograph (28)
9 Hochob, Structure 5; Maler photograph (29)
10 Hochob, Structures 5 and 6; Maler photograph (30)
11 Nocuchich, Structure 2 ()
12 Nohcacab, main structure; Maler photograph (43)
13 Santa Rosa Xtampak, west view of principal palace; Maler photograph (52)

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Eastern Peninsula

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1 14 "Chichen Itza. El Templo Mayor. Lado Norte" (8)
15 "Chichen Itza. Cariatides de la Mesa de los dioses, en el templo del dios recostado" (9)
16 "Chichen Itza. Palacio templo de las Inscripciones. 1er cuerpo. Lado Este"; Las Monjas, Maler photograph (10)
17 "Chichen Itza. El Templo de los Tigres y Escudos y el Templo mayor" (11)
18 "Chichen Itza. Mausoleo III. Detalles" (12)
19 Chichén Itzá, Los Tigres; Maler photograph (16)
20 On photograph, "Portico de Los Tigres-Chichén-Itzá-Yucatán"; group of 15 persons
21 Chichén Itzá, view of Los Tigres, with two persons
22 Chichén Itzá, oblique view of Los Tigres, showing base
23 On photograph, "‘Los Tigres’-Chichén-Itzá-Yucatán"
24 Chichén Itzá, Las Monjas, before restoration; Maler photograph (14)
25 On photograph, "Chichen Ytza. Palacio-Templo de las Inscripciones. Lado este"; Las Monjas and oblique view of La Iglesia (15)
26 Chichén Itzá, Casa Colorada; Maler photograph (17)
27 Chichén Itzá, east façade of Las Monjas; Maler photograph (18)
28 On photograph, "T. Tortuga, Caracol. F. Oeste." Façade of La Iglesia, Chichén Itzá (7)
29 Chichén Itzá, columns from Temple of Warriors or El Mercado (13)
30 Chichén Itzá, upper portion of pyramid known as the "Tomb of the High Priest" or the "Ossuary"
31 Chichén Itzá, lower side of "ossuary" pyramid, showing serpent-mouths
32 Chichén Itzá, serpent’s head from "ossuary"
33 "El Meco. Templo piramidal. Fachada principal"; Maler photograph (39)
34 On photograph, "Isla de Mujeres. Templo." (32)

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Northern Coast

box folder
1 35 "...ener...s de Xkanhá" (41)
36 On photograph, "Cerro de Dzilán-Gonzales"; Dzilám González, northern Yucatán

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Río Usumacinta

box folder
1 37 On photograph, "Ruinas de Palenque. Templo de la Talaya (.) C. B. Waite Photo. Mexico City. Es propiedad. Copyrighted." Caption: "Fotografía del Atalaya de la Cruz Enramada, en Palenque, Chiapas. -Colección Waite.-"
38 Caption: "105. Fotografía del costado este del Palacio y de la Torre, despues de la excavación, en Palenque Chiapas. -Obsequiada á este Museo por el eminente arqueólogo Sr. Alfredo P. Maudslay."
39 Caption: "Fotografía panorámica tomada desde la terraza oriental del Palacio, en Palenque, Chiapas. -Obsequiada á este Museo por el eminente arqueólogo Sr. A. Maudslay."
40 Caption: "103. Fotografía de la Torre del Palacio, tomada desde el Templo de las inscripciones. Detalle del ángulo suroeste de la Torre y costado occidental del Palacio, en Palenque, Chiapas. Obsequiada á este Museo por el eminente arqueólogo Alfredo P. Maudslay."
41 On photograph, "Las Ruinas del Palenque / Pyramid of the Palace / C. B. Waite Photo. City of Mexico. Es propiedad. Copyrighted"; caption: "Fotografía de la pirámide en la cual se halla el grandioso monumento del Palacio, en Palenque, Chiapas. -Colección Waite."
42 "Palenque. Interior del 1 Templo del Norte" (42)

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Puuc

box folder
1 43 Chacbolay, Castillo; Maler photograph (2)
44 Chacmultún, Structure 2, east side; Maler photograph (3)
45 "Chacmultun. El Palacio"; Maler photograph (4)
46 "Chacmultun. Parte del Palacio Xetpol"; Maler photograph (5)
47 "Chacmultún. El Palacio. 1er Cuerpo. Ala derecha. Fachada Norte"; Maler photograph (6)
48 "Chunkanab. Un rincon del Palacio principal" (19)
49 Huntichmul, "palace of four rooms" (Pollock); Maler photograph (31)
50 "Kivik. Nohochpak. I cuerpo. Fachada Norte"; Kiuic, Maler photograph (33)
51 "Labná. El Palacio principal" (34)
52 Labná, wide view of main palace; Maler photograph (35)
53 Labná; on photograph, "...cipal, a la izquierda...chada del aposento del ahuacan" (36)
54 "Labná. El edificio de la bella portada. Detalles" (37)
55 Sacbé; Maler photograph (47)
56 Sayil; Structure 4, Maler photograph (44)
57 Xcalumpococh; Maler photograph (48)
58 Xkampón, inside corner of Structure 1 (49)
59 "Xkichmol. El Palacio-templo. Lado Norte. 315-Pelicula positiva"; Xkichmook (52)

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Unidentified Locations

box folder
1 60 Side of small temple (?) structure showing clusters of plain and banded columns like those at Sayil and Labná (50)
61 Partial façade of small structure showing bands of truncated columns like those at Sayil and Kiuic (25)
62 Remains of façade of arched structure showing mask elements and related X shapes like those at Hochob and Xkichmook (45)
63 Façade of small temple (?) showing large greek-key figures opposite a central V shape of small squares, like those at Sacbé and Xla[b]pak (46)
64 Lower façade, with three doorways, of small structure showing remains of mask elements like those at Labná and Sabacché (38)

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