Image:  1866

File date:  2003-12-11

Caption:  Pendant of a Captive

Description:  Maya. hard wood. Pendant of a tortured and flayed prisoner. The swollen, closed eye indicated a practice of tearing out on eye of a captive and the skull side indicates the head has been flayed. For other images, type in the word flayed.

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