Red Handprints, Tulum

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Ibolya Horvath
by Jaime
published on 14 February 2020
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Red handprints can be found on the walls of a number of Maya sites and are associated with the creator god Itzamna whose seven-fingered hands were red-hot to facilitate healing and who, naturally, became associated with doctors.

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Jaime, . (2020, February 14). Red Handprints, Tulum. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Jaime, . "Red Handprints, Tulum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 14 Feb 2020. Web. 28 Nov 2020.

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