The Yaxchilan Lintels - Classic Maya 770 AD Lintel 15 Lady Wak Tuun, during a bloodletting rite. She is carrying a basket with the paraphernalia used for auto-sacrifice: stingray spine, a rope, and bloodied paper. The Vision Serpent appears before her springing from a bowl set before her which also contains strips of bark-paper. ( The Mayans - Maya civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization in Yucatán Mexico and Belize in Central America ( 2600 BC - 1500 AD ) Pre Columbian American )

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The Yaxchilan Lintels - Classic Maya 770 AD Lintel 15 Lady Wak Tuun, during a bloodletting rite. She is carrying a basket with the paraphernalia used for auto-sacrifice: stingray spine, a rope, and bloodied paper. The Vision Serpent appears before her springing from a bowl set before her which also contains strips of bark-paper. ( The Mayans - Maya civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization in Yucatán Mexico and Belize in Central America ( 2600 BC - 1500 AD ) Pre Columbian American )

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Image ID: HYM8TA

Location: Mexico

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