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I believe your article on touring exhibits of Maya art [ART, July 15] gives the mistaken impression that the objects dredged out of the sacred well at Chichén Itzá were resurrected from basement obscurity at the Peabody Museum. The Peabody Museum is a research and teaching institution whose major priority has never been public exhibition. However, the collections from the sacred well have had significant exposure over the past 50 years. Our museum has developed a nationwide collection-sharing program, pioneered by Frances Silverman and Lea McChesney, to make the rich resources of the Peabody available to others. Karl Lamberg-Karlovsky, Director Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University Cambridge, Mass.