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Mayan Jade Encrusted Skull photo by Richard Arghiris

Mayan Jade Encrusted Skull photo by Richard Arghiris

According to an ancient Mayan legend, when mankind is at the brink of destroying himself and his planet, thirteen crystal skulls will come together with the purpose of giving humanity an ancient message that will prevent him from totally annihilating himself and his world. It is no coincidence then that another ancient crystal skull has recently surfaced. This skull is from Mexico and is considered to be at least 2,500 years old.

According to an ancient Mayan legend, when mankind is at the brink of destroying himself and his planet, 13 crystal skulls will come together with the purpose of giving humanity an ancient message that will prevent him from totally annihilating himself.

old mayan skull with ornaments Cabeza maya llena de diferentes joyas y colores✖️No Pin Limits✖️More Pins Like This One At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest✖️

old mayan skull with ornaments. The third eye symbol is interesting to see among the Maya as it is more commonly associated with India and Southeast Asia.

ancientart:  Ancient Mayan skull carvings from Copan. Courtesy & currently located at the Museo Regional de Arqueología Maya, Honduras. Photo taken by Recovering Vagabond

ancientart: “ Ancient Mayan skull carvings from Copan. Courtesy & currently located at the Museo Regional de Arqueología Maya, Honduras. Photo taken by Recovering Vagabond ”

Skulls

Aztec mosaic mask of Tezcatlipoca  (mexica) _The skull of the smoking mirror... The mexicas belived that the defeat of Quetzalcoaltl by Tezcaltlipoca marked the beginning of the current era of creation.The decoration is worked in alternate bands of bright blue turquoise and black mosaic.The eyes are made of two orbs of  polished pyrite framed by rings of white conch shell.The nasal cavity is lined with plates of red shell. From  Mexico Tenochtitlan

virtual-artifacts: Human skulls decorated with a polychromic mosaics. Aztec mosaic mask of Tezcatlipoca Aztec mosaic skull Aztec mosaic skull, AD Mixtec Skull from Monte Albán, century AD

'This skull, found in the state of Oaxaca, belongs to the Zapotec culture. Traces have been found of the civilisation that are up to 2,500 years old'

Sugar skulls and sacrifice: Damien Hirst and Mexico's death culture – in pictures

Skull, found in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, belongs to the Zapotec culture. Traces have been found of the civilization that are dated up to years old. Appears to be an intricate turquoise inlay or mosaic upon the front of the skull.

Mayan Mask Eagle Warrior Grumpy Mexican Aztec

Mayan Mask Eagle Warrior Grumpy Mexican Aztec GIFT Fedex 2013 new year art

Children of the Plumed Serpent: the Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in Ancient Mexico. At LACMA through 7/1/12

Skull with Turquoise Mosaic, Mexico, Western Oaxaca or Puebla, gift of Constance McCormick Fearing

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