Conservation Image Xunantunich (1992–1996)
A project of the Getty Conservation Institute

Haydee Orea of the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia in Mexico undertakes conservation of the newly excavated west frieze of the Castillo. Following excavation, study, and conservation, the west frieze was reburied to protect it for the future and a replica made for public viewing. Photo: Guillermo Aldana.