The Tzompantli Temple or Platform of the Skulls, 1100-1300 AD, Toltec Architecture, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. Used to display the skulls of enemy warriors defeated in battle as well as the heads of sacrificial victims. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Tzompantli Temple or Platform of the Skulls, 1100-1300 AD, Toltec Architecture, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. Used to display the skulls of enemy warriors defeated in battle as well as the heads of sacrificial victims. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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