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Mysterious Faces

They say the human brain is conditioned to recognise faces and sometime this means a jumble of meaningless shadows can suddenly jump out as a face. But, there definitely seems to be a face on the southern wall of Templo 1, and not only that, it appears to be a clever trick that combines two faces in one image, with one in profile looking left and one looking straight at us.

© Robin Heyworth, taken 29th January 2002

The roof comb of Templo I at Tikal seems to feature a mysterious face

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