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Uploaded 25-Mar-11
Taken 17-Mar-11
Visitors 12

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Categories & Keywords

Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Chichen Itza, Tzompantli
Photo Info

Dimensions3600 x 2400
Original file size9.53 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUnknown
Date taken17-Mar-11 12:35
Date modified23-Mar-11 23:02
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 40D
Focal length63 mm
Exposure1/1250 at f/6.3
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 200
Tzompantli at Chichen Itza

Tzompantli at Chichen Itza

A tzompantli or skull rack is a type of wooden rack or palisade documented in several Mesoamerican civilizations, which was used for the public display of human skulls, typically those of war captives or other sacrificial victims.