Documenting the documents and Marabic petroglyphs
Inscription over doorway into entry to temple:
Look not into the eye of Mara, and you shall receive the gift of eternal youth, earthly riches or future knowledge.
[scarab = crocodile pit, skull = labyrinth of chaos, cobra = buried colonnade]
Drink deeply the water of life.
True rewards await those [who] choose wisely.
Chiseled entrance to bat cave
Beware the deadly booby traps| that >[lie beyond the] hidden | passage >[rab]id bats | pois[on spikes] >[l]ead | to death >[eter]nal doom | Mara >wealth | evil >[w/s]ould quit | as >eye | kill >[t]o jammed | spiked >[des]ire | you >virtue.
Rolling Stone gate:
Hall of descending blocks:
Rotunda calendar Sarcophagus (circle):
Plow the field.
Reap the harvest.
The Observatory of the Future. Behold the amulet of Mara and you shall see visions of the future. But beware the eye of Mara. The Chamber of Earthly Riches. Wealth beyond your wildest imagination lies within and is yours for the taking. But beware the eye of Mara. The Fountain of Eternal Youth. One sip from the eternal spring shall renew vigor and youthful spirit. But beware the eye of Mara.
Above queue split:
Mara shall guide you through the doorway of your most secret desire in the chamber of destiny.
Hall of promise at exit from the transport (both sides):
Gates of Doom.
Leave off the rope old chap, be a good fellow. I have a frightfully valuable artifact down here. Oh no [crash.] I had a terribly valuable artifact down here.
I say leave off the rope old chap, be a jolly good sport. I say uh oh... oh no... blimey [fall, thud]
I say quit mucking about up there. Oh blast, not again [fall, crash].
Blast it all, you don't want to pull the rope. [crash] oh dear.
Careful while I translate this... Let's see "twenty years of sorrow to the destroyer of this vessel" [crash.]
Notebooks and letters:
Notebook in vestibule:
The temple of the forbidden eye outer or entry temple lost delta, India 180 BCd Sculpture--49-B identical to mural design - in main office pending shipment. Tomb of the servants: Mummified remains of village Elders lurk in this dank chamber--very delicate! Do not disturb: Indiana Mummified elder of servant of Mara. When first discovered the temple was shrouded in jungle foliage. flood debris. Inscription reads "Look not into the eye of Mara and you shall receive the gift of Eternal youth, Earthly riches or Future knowledge." Translated by Prof. Jones
Letter beside notebook in temple entrance:
Lost Delta Encampment, India
Indiana, I concur with your findings. Visitors were lured to the temple with the promises of gifts, but once they looked into the eyes of the god they were doomed. I believe you can gain access to the inner temple if you avoid this trap!
Eastern Union Telegram
1935 SEPTEMBER 4 PM 302
Indy, The samples you sent are warnings stones. Very Important you translate before entering temple. Repeat--very important.
WDI 95 DL=IJ Glen 721
Sallah, Learned of the news of Indy's disappearance. Study all references to the "gates of doom." They seem to guard the "Jewel of Power" perhaps Indy made it past the lethal force of that trap then he would have found the immense cavern where the Jewel is stored.
Temple Excavation Site
Greetings, good work cleaning out that infernal spike chamber! Imagine! We had no idea some of them were poisoned! Will send an antidote as soon as possible! In the meantime, please make sure the tourists are not inconvenienced by this nuisance.
Sir I.M. Wooly
British Colonial Affairs
1401 Flower street, Laurence, Indiana
Oct. 1,1935 Professor Indiana Jones,
Professor, Marcus Brody informed us that you have located the temple. We are anxiously awaiting reports. By the way, an old friend of yours-a Dr. Belloq-called and I passed along your whereabouts to him. I believe he wants to join you at the site:
Mr Sallah July 3, 1936
Lost Delta, India
British Colonial Affairs
Received the rubbings yesterday. Pictographs tell of gifts of eternal beauty, riches, et cetera. But warning in the lower left was added at a much later date. Something about eyes and death. I can't quite make it out. I'm still working on it.
Division of Antiquities
So you have found the mysterious temple of the forbidden eye! Congratulations! But please proceed with caution. Sources in Calcutta tell me this temple of yours has a darker side. Legend has it that Pilgrims who were lured there with promises of great gifts were never seen again!
Letters in Indy's office:
July 5, 1936 Temple of the Forbidden Eye Excavation Office
Received your letter detailing Indy's disappearance inside the temple. I am leaving at once. I suggest you keep the tours running. Perhaps one of them will locate Indy.
Notes on Maps, Rubbings and Drawings:
Temple of the forbidden eye, Lost delta region, India. Discovered by Dr. Indiana Jones Circa 1935 - Flood debris. It is theorized that the temple was buried in a flood over 2000 years ago. Much of the temple, however, was built in underground chambers. [in red] Watch out for the crocks. Get some reinforcements up here before a stone falls and kills someone, Indy.
Snake column braziers once used to light ceremonial fires. Bas relief in 'promise of youth' corridor - note empty husk of elder. Wall paintings in promise of youth corridor depicting the old transforming into the youthful.
Common Motif found throughout the temple complex:
Bowl: Earthly Riches
Amulet: Future Vision
Bas relief found in hall of promise
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