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The Mexica story of Creation has an ancient god sacrificing itself to give birth to the Fifth Sun (the current era).Found near the so-called Pyramid of the Sun, it has been posited that this stone disc might be related to human sacrifice and the sun cult.
Disc with a skull in the middle
Early Classic (300-550 A.D.)
Teotihuacan, State of Mexico
1.30 x 1.03 m.
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico.
Photo © Jorge Pérez de Lara