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Vase scan from cenote near Merida

Ceremonial Pottery, Mexico

Ceremonial vase showing the likeness of a man, possibly depicting exhaling his last breath at the moment of death. Oddly, the face depicted seems to lack Maya appearance traits. Found in La'a Lutsil cenote south of Merida, Mexico...

Sacrificial shelf in Holtun centote near Chichen Itza

Sacrificial Shelf, Mexico

Natural underwater rock shelf in Holtun cenote. This shelf was dry during the peak of Mayan civilization in Chichen Itza several thousand years ago and was used by the Maya as a resting place for many human, animal, and object sacrifices...

Human mandible found in Holtun cenote near Chichen Itza

Human Mandible, Mexico

A human mandible found in Holtun cenote near Chichen Itza. Possibly from a human sacrifice victim...

Human craium near Chichen Itza, Mexico.

Human Cranium, Mexico

Cranium of a likely human sacrifice victim found in the Holtun cenote near Chichen Itza. Notable unhealed blunt force trauma to back of cranium...