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Doctor Astorga was a Mexican archaeologist friend of Indiana Jones and museum curator.


In Mexico 1939, Indiana Jones assisted Astorga and their guide Ponce in recovering a valuable Aztec sun god statue from the bandit village of Santiago Rivas located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre.

At a cantina, Astorga and Ponce created a diversion while Jones grabbed the statue. After a train chase, Jones gave the artifact to Astorga for his museum but Astorga was displeased to discover that Jones had scratched it.

Behind the scenesEdit

In the early development of what became Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, the story began in Mexico. While the artifact recovery and train chase would make it into the final film, the Mexico scenes were ultimately replaced with the young Indiana Jones sequence in 1912.


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