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Quetzalhead carving
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Comment icon #10 Posted by porqueria on 7 November, 2004, 0:19
Not quetzalhead, that would be the head of a bird called quetzal, its Quetzalcoatl, which means feathered serpent, and that's what the carving's from.... but I guess you knew that as well.
Comment icon #9 Posted by chewbaca on 18 December, 2004, 23:44
I have heard of reptile-like aliens, perhaps this "Quetzalcoatl" is one (afterall, myths say that the real Quetzalcoatl [aztec sicentist and philosipher] turned into the snake-god he is known as once he was sacrificed [he was against sacrifice], maby the alien was disgused as a human to help solve our problems).
Comment icon #8 Posted by usuario mx on 6 January, 2005, 5:55
Quetzalcoatl = feathered snake and its representation is part of the leyend.
Comment icon #7 Posted by dragoniz on 11 April, 2005, 22:52
praise to those whom know a little about Aztec lore. I was almost upset by the Quetzalhead thank you all for correcting the person who sent this picture.
Comment icon #6 Posted by nou on 14 June, 2005, 18:45
yep i have no idea also nice info..
Comment icon #5 Posted by whereisthemoose on 26 October, 2005, 6:40
I don't really think that there's anything remotely mysterious about Quetzalcoatl. And there certainly isn't anything creepy about the Aztecs carving the head of one of their gods into their buildings or whatever that is.
Comment icon #4 Posted by iron maiden is #1! on 7 January, 2006, 4:50
Quetzalcoatl was the sun god.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Zarabell on 22 February, 2011, 10:45
Wow, this is amazing. I would love this as the head of a bath or spa and the water comes out of the mouth.. it would be divine..
Comment icon #2 Posted by mr rainbow on 14 April, 2011, 1:07
zarabell's right. that would be so b****in
Comment icon #1 Posted by Atlantis Rises on 20 August, 2011, 3:22
Amazing craftsmanship!


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