Friday 26 October 2012

'Shrooms and Ancient Mesoamerica: A Marriage Made in Heaven?

At left, ceramic transformation mask with the were jaguar on the left half; mushroom-head on the right. At right, Amanita muscaria (Source: Yucatan Times
If I can't write 'em myself 'cause I'm busy looking for gainful employment, I can still point you in the direction of the good stuff.
     From the Yucatan Times comes this fascinating story of New World symbolic archaeology: 'Maya Mushroom Cults: Breaking the Mushroom Code,' by Carl de Borhegyi. Truly uplifting. Mind-blowing, you might say.
Source: Yucatan Times
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