Gory!January 24, 2017 in Honduras ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C
These are photos from the Copan mayan ruins in Honduras. They are not as big as others but they are renown for the number of statutes that were found there.
In the fourth photo you can see the restored section on the left and on the right how it was before restoration.
Had to include another annoying selfie and notice the hat has made a comeback!
The big round stone was where the human sacrifices were made. You can see at the top where the head goes and as you were decapitated the blood would run down the grooves in the sides.
Only the nobles were sacrficed as it was a great honor and you turned into a god. The male nobles had concubines and had a pretty good life until sacrifice time! To select the person they played a game which went on for days. I wonder if some lost on purpose! If I won by some miracle I think I would be saying sure but just let me 'walk the dog' one last time!Read more