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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