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For example, there are two scenes in the Madrid codex that associate turtles with ceremonial bloodletting: in one scene no less than five gods standing around a central turtle altar are strung together by a rope that perforates their penises (Lee, 1985: 94). Carrasco and Hull (2002) and Hull and Carrasco (in preparation) determine that the central turtle in this scene also represents the roof of a celestial building with a corbelled vault. A cache of 25 ceramic figures from Santa Rita Corozal, Belize, includes four late Postclassic figurines, each depicting an aged man engaged in penis perforation, standing on a turtle (Chase and Chase, 1986: p.

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