Mosaic Votive Skull

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It would be a great object to go see, if it weren’t because it is a resin reproduction. It is in the showcase dedicated to illustrate the use of materials in Tenochtitlán and is didactic. True turquoise and jade skulls are very rare and are displayed in showcases unique to them as in Monte Alban or the British Museum.

Citation needed for that claim Mario

Just look at the museum card…

I quote: “Human skull decorated with shell inlays, turquoise mosaics, and obsidian in the eye orbits, except the maxilla that is not decorated. It is a museum work, it is not pre-Hispanic