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Tango0107 Sep 2020 4:12 p.m. PST

…conflicts around the time of Maya civilization's mysterious collapse

"Two trophy skulls, recently discovered by archaeologists in the jungles of Belize, may help shed light on the little-understood collapse of the once powerful Classic Maya civilization.

The defleshed and painted human skulls, meant to be worn around the neck as pendants, were buried with a warrior over a thousand years ago at Pacbitun, a Maya city. They likely represent gruesome symbols of military might: war trophies made from the heads of defeated foes.

Both skulls are similar to depictions of trophy skulls worn by victorious soldiers in stone carvings and on painted ceramic vessels from other Maya sites…"
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Twilight Samurai07 Sep 2020 9:04 p.m. PST

I prefer belt buckles myself, much less ostentatious.

Andrew Walters08 Sep 2020 9:35 a.m. PST

Games Workshop may sue.

Why is it always skulls? Maybe it wasn't a cliche back then.

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