History Main / CrystalSkull

23rd Dec '15 5:36:36 AM LondonKdS
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In the 20th century, skulls made of crystal were showing up, with people claiming to have discovered them, and that they had Mayan or Aztec origins, and were said to have supernatural powers. Well, it's likely these were hoaxes. Not only were no skulls examined found in a documented excavation, all were dated from no earlier than the 19th century.
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In the 20th century, skulls made of crystal were showing up, with people claiming to have discovered them, and that they had Mayan or Aztec origins, and were said to have supernatural powers. Well, it's likely these were hoaxes. Not only were no skulls examined found in a documented excavation, all were dated from no earlier than the 19th century.century, and there are no authentic Native American or early modern colonial sources that describe anything analogous.

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In the 20th century, skulls made of * The British Museum now describes its crystal were showing up, with people claiming to have discovered them, skull as "most-likely produced in the nineteenth century in Europe". A scientific examination of this skull and one owned by the Smithsonian Institute suggested that they had Mayan or Aztec origins, and were said to have supernatural powers. Well, it's likely these were hoaxes. Not only were no skulls examined found in a documented excavation, all were dated from no earlier than the 19th century. been shaped using lathe-mounted jewellers' wheels.
23rd Dec '15 5:31:17 AM LondonKdS
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* The original legend, the [[http://www.archaeology.org/online/features/mitchell_hedges/facts.html Mitchell-Hedges Skull]]. It was later believed to be a hoax, as drill holes that were discovered to be done with a modern metal bit were found in the skull.
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* The original legend, All of the real crystal skulls, including the most notorious, the [[http://www.archaeology.org/online/features/mitchell_hedges/facts.html Mitchell-Hedges Skull]]. It was later believed to be a hoax, as drill holes Skull]], that were discovered have been subjected to be done with a modern metal bit were found in the skull.scientific examination, have been determined to have been constructed using twentieth-century tools and machinery.
5th Jul '15 9:25:47 PM nombretomado
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* In the second of TheLibrarian films, Flynn recovers a crystal skull early on as a prelude to show the kind of things he does.
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* In the second of TheLibrarian ''Film/TheLibrarian'' films, Flynn recovers a crystal skull early on as a prelude to show the kind of things he does.
20th May '15 10:42:55 AM Prfnoff
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* Dr. Aaron Tigrillo, [[{{Scion}} Scion]] of Tezcatlipoca, has a Crystal Skull to act as his guide, and source of magic.
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Scion}}'': Dr. Aaron Tigrillo, [[{{Scion}} Scion]] Scion of Tezcatlipoca, has a Crystal Skull to act as his guide, and source of magic.

* In ''VideoGame/{{La-Mulana}}'', the Crystal Skull is a late-game PlotCoupon that grants access to the Dimensional Corridor. Show it to Xelpud in the remake, and he'll comment that [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheKingdomOfTheCrystalSkull they made a]] [[TakeThat terrible movie based on it]].
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* In ''VideoGame/{{La-Mulana}}'', ''VideoGame/LaMulana'', the Crystal Skull is a late-game PlotCoupon that grants access to the Dimensional Corridor. Show it to Xelpud in the remake, and he'll comment that [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheKingdomOfTheCrystalSkull they made a]] [[TakeThat terrible movie based on it]].

* In FortuneSummoners , there is an item called the crystal skull which increases max MP
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* In FortuneSummoners , there is ''VideoGame/FortuneSummoners'' has an item called the crystal skull which increases max MP
10th Apr '15 7:46:18 PM AceOfScarabs
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* A company has actually made and put on retail a 3-dimensional puzzle made of "crystalline" plastic that can be assembled to form a [[http://puzzlerookie.blogspot.sg/2012/04/3d-crystal-skull-puzzle.html miniature skull]].
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* A company has actually made and put on retail a 3-dimensional puzzle made of "crystalline" plastic that can be assembled to form a [[http://puzzlerookie.blogspot.sg/2012/04/3d-crystal-skull-puzzle.html [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YACOJMbZCgg miniature skull]].
10th Apr '15 4:21:08 PM Someoneman
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* A late-game section of ''VideoGame/FlightOfTheAmazonQueen'' takes place in a temple where you must find a crystal skull.
2nd Sep '14 7:45:57 PM Whitewings
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2nd Sep '14 7:45:45 PM Whitewings
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* On extremely rare occasions, bones can become gemstone rather than common stone; the process is called opalization and has been known to occur to skulls.
6th Aug '14 6:37:58 PM BleuZetto
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* In ''VideoGame/{{La-Mulana}}'', the Crystal Skull is a late-game PlotCoupon that grants access to the Dimensional Corridor.
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* In ''VideoGame/{{La-Mulana}}'', the Crystal Skull is a late-game PlotCoupon that grants access to the Dimensional Corridor. Show it to Xelpud in the remake, and he'll comment that [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheKingdomOfTheCrystalSkull they made a]] [[TakeThat terrible movie based on it]].
31st May '14 7:45:46 PM TitoMosquito
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* The second season of ''AmericanDragonJakeLong'' had a continuing plot of collecting the 13 crystal skulls. When they are brought together, one wish is granted to the bearer.
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* The second season of ''AmericanDragonJakeLong'' ''[[WesternAnimation/AmericanDragonJakeLong American Dragon: Jake Long]]'' had a continuing plot of collecting the 13 crystal skulls. When they are brought together, one wish is granted to the bearer.
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