Sarcophagus at Palenque in the temple complex. Notice the cross shaped plant. Some have used this as an attempt to show pre-Hispanic Christian influences in Mayan culture. Sorry, it just doesn’t work that way. I put this up for Brent Perkins because I promised I would.

Miguel is a Guatemalan-American Mormon living in the Northwest with his family. He is one of the proprietors of the Rational Faiths blog.

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