Chacmool statue, Cancún, Mexico

Associated with the Toltec people the Chacmool, or a sculpture depicting a figure seated on the ground in a reclining position with the head turned to the right in nearly a right angle, the legs drawn up, elbows resting on the ground, and the hands holding a plate or bowl on the stomach. The meaning of the statue is thought to be to receive offerings or for sacrifice.
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TL 110572
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Chacmool statue, Cancún, Mexico

Chacmool statue, Cancún, Mexico
Associated with the Toltec people the Chacmool, or a sculpture depicting a figure seated on the ground in a reclining position with the head turned to the right in nearly a right angle, the legs drawn up, elbows resting on the ground, and the hands holding a plate or bowl on the stomach. The meaning of the statue is thought to be to receive offerings or for sacrifice.
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TL 110572
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