University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[Artist's depiction of the Mayan temple ruins at Uxmal in Yucatan, Mexico.]
1. [Artist's depiction of the Mayan temple ruins at Uxmal in Yucatan, Mexico.]
[Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of
2. [Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of Jehol.]
[Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of
3. [Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of Jehol.]
[Construction of the Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former
4. [Construction of the Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of Jehol.]

[Exterior view of the Chinese Lama Temple, which was a replica of the Buddhist temple at Jehol, China.]
5. [Exterior view of the Chinese Lama Temple, which was a replica of the Buddhist temple at Jehol, China.]
[Exterior view of the Chinese Lama Temple.]
6. [Exterior view of the Chinese Lama Temple.]
[Interior view of the Chinese Lama Temple at the Century of Progress.]
7. [Interior view of the Chinese Lama Temple at the Century of Progress.]
[Interior view of the Chinese Lama Temple.]
8. [Interior view of the Chinese Lama Temple.]

[The Chinese Lama Temple.]
9. [The Chinese Lama Temple.]
"Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we
10. "Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we posses. The Greek inscription, one of the earliest known, tell us that 'Amphias Dedicated the Tithe to the Far Darter,' the title of Apollo as god who inflicted the plague. Athens, 6th century B.C."
"Apollo. The god of music playing his lyre. In the archaic period he was still represented with a beard.
11. "Apollo. The god of music playing his lyre. In the archaic period he was still represented with a beard. Athens. 6th century B.C."
"Athena, the patron goddess of Athens, copied from the marble statues dedicated to her in the older temple.
12. "Athena, the patron goddess of Athens, copied from the marble statues dedicated to her in the older temple. Note the colored drapery and the 'archaic grin.' Athens, Sixth Century B.C."

"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
13. "The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a striking example of the architecture of the Mayas. The Monjas is thought to have been the nunnery of the vestal virgins, who attended the sacred fires in the temples of their gods, and who were put to death if they broke their vow of chastity. The barbaric facade of the temple is decorated with relief carvings of the intertwining bodies of the feathered serpent god Kukulcan. Fantastic, grotesque masks done in the brilliant colors that characterize Mayan architecture, adorn the walls."
"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
14. "The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a striking example of the architecture of the Mayas. The Monjas is thought to have been the nunnery of the vestal virgins, who attended the sacred fires in the temples of their gods, and who were put to death if they broke their vow of chastity. The barbaric facade of the temple is decorated with relief carvings of the intertwining bodies of the feathered serpent god Kukulcan. Fantastic, grotesque masks done in the brilliant colors that characterize Mayan architecture, adorn the walls."
  

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