"Wall of Sculls" Ruinas Chichén-Itzá Things to Do Tip by Mairo21

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The wall of sculls is decorated with images of sculls meant to represent the souls of sacraficed victims, as well as the souls of defeated enemies. The heads were decapitated and impaled, while the rest of the bodies were cremated. Inside this platform, there are no human bones or remains, just the ashes of past victims.

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  • Written Sep 13, 2005
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