Trophies made from human skulls found in ancient Maya city archaeological site

By Gabriel D. Wrobel, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Michigan State University Two trophy skulls, discovered by archaeologists in the jungles of Belize, may help shed light on the little-understood collapse of the once-powerful Classic Maya civilization. The defleshed and painted human skulls, meant to be worn around the neck as pendants, were buried with a […]