ELMO00001806.jpg Historic Cast of the Archuleta InscriptionThumbnailsIron Nail
Cultural Period: Historic, Anglo (1848 – 1950)

Description: Plaster cast of the 1736 Hurtado/Truxillo inscription made from latex squeezing some time before 1944, when the cast was loaned to the Museum of New Mexico. The cast returned to the Monument in 1992. The cast may have broken in transit and is now in two pieces.

Provenience: El Morro.

Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.