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Chac Mool Symbolic Carved Limestone God In Mayan Ruins At The Ancient City Of Ch ...

Chac Mool Symbolic Carved Limestone God In Mayan Ruins At The Ancient City Of Ch ...

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File name: Chichen Itza 10.jpg
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Description: chac mool symbolic carved limestone god in mayan ruins at the ancient city of chichen itza on the yucatan peninsula of mexico . this sculpture is at the very top of a long narrow secret passage in the pyramid known as the castle . the receptacle placed in the centre may have been used to hold the victims heart . in the background is a jaguar carving with jade eyes & spots & real jaguar teeth . serpents , jaguars & eagles all had important meanings to the society living here 1 , 000 years ago .

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