This article proves by comparitive imagery that Pakals Tomblid is not a spaceship. We see the same depiction in the Maya Codices clearly a tree, bird , snake or snakes and sacrificial victim. This will be further ellaborated on.


Codex Vindobonensis Mexicanus






Codex Borgia

Codex Borgia


Codex Borgia 2


Selden Codex page 2


Maize and the World Tree: (L) detail from the lid of Pakal’s sarcophagus, late Classic period, Palenque, Mexico. (R) Detail from the Codex Borgia, pl. 53. Drawings by Simon Martin


Dresden Codex


Codex Laud

Codex Laud



Study  by Stijn van den Hoven identifying the symbolism.

Hesperus is phosporus (Evening and Morning star)


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Although cosmic tree symbolism among pre-Columbian societies of Mesoamerica traces from the Preclassic period, the underlying meaning of the motif and its symbolic permutations are poorly understood. Attempts to identify the plant in a botanical context on ceramic vessels, stucco reliefs, and stone stelae of lowland Maya attribution usually favor determinations as a kapok tree (Ceiba pentandra) or maize plant (Zea mays). A botanical assessment of the morphic and ecological characteristics of these motifs suggests, however, a white-flowered water lily of lowland swamps, Nymphaea ampla. Archeological remains at San Bartolo of the Petén indicate that these iconographic practices were established and codified to a certain extent by the first century b.c. The frequent identification of various gods and dynastic rulers as personifications of a water lily world tree underscores the crucial symbolic and ritualistic roles this plant once played in the practice of religion and kingship among Mayan civilizations.

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