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Collapsed skullrack

Aztec skullrack (tzompantli)

Courtesy of the Werner-Forman Archive

Collapsed carving of a Tzompantli, or skull rack. Such racks were near every Aztec temple and were used to store the heads of slain enemy warriors. Stone, National Anthropology Museum, Mexico City.

The Werner-Forman Archive