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Two Trophy Skulls from Pacbitun, Belize

  • Gabriel Wrobel (a1), Christophe Helmke (a2), Sherry Gibbs (a3), George Micheletti (a4), Norbert Stanchly (a5) and Terry Powis (a6)...

Abstract

Two modified skulls from Pacbitun, Belize, one with a glyphic text, match ancient Maya depictions of trophies fashioned from war captives and worn by elite warriors.

Dos cráneos modificados de Pacbitun, Belice, uno con un texto glifico, coinciden con las antiguas representaciones mayas de trofeos de cautivos de guerra y usados por guerreros de élite.

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