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Archeologists discover temple of the "Flayed Lord" in Mexico

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Galbraith

New York Times reporting on the first temple to be found for the deity Xipe Tótec, a fertility god whose worshippers would wear the skin of sacrificial victims.

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/03/world/americas/xipe-totec-flayed-lord.html

 

Important point: one archeologist warns against assuming that depictions of violence mean that those acts were carried out there: "We don't really look at a Christian church and think that people are being crucified there." 

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RogerBW

That's what They want you to think. "Oh, yes, the Lord of Blight and Stamping On Our Enemies is entirely symbolic…"

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