You can blame the Germans for this…
An ancient Mayan volcanic rock skull, rumored to have the power to stop an apocalypse when paired with its 12 brother skulls, has been dropped and broken. This skull, along with the other 12, was apparently our only hope to surviving the ever-approaching Mayan predicted end of the world on 12.21.12.
Daily Mail Uk: “According to legend, the Mayan skull, which was stolen from Tibet by the Nazis and imbued for believers with magical powers to enable mankind to survive an apocalypse, fell and chipped during a photo shoot.”
A witness reported that the skull fell to the floor and then lost a chunk of its chin! This of course implies that we as a civilization are royally fuxked.
Daily Mail also explained the eerie history behind the ownership of the skull. “Thomas Ritter, a historian who owns the skull, said it was given to him by the family of a former British soldier present at the 1945 arrest of Himmler, who ran the Gestapo, the SS and the extermination programme which murdered six million Jews.”
Apparently the original owner of the skull, SS overlord Heinrich Himmler, was into dark magic and believed that the skull would bring great power.
The skull is 1,000 years old and one of the legendary Mayan skulls that belonged to the lost, ancient race of Mexico, which were said to be infused with magical powers.
The 3lb skull is made of volcanic rock and, according to Ritter, was seized by SS men sent on an expedition to Tibet between 1937 and 1939 to look for the lost city of Shangri-La.
Thomas Ritter the now owner of the skull, offered further details on what the Nazi’s thought of the pieces:
“The Nazis were convinced that 13 such skulls existed and that whoever owned them would have control of the world.”
Well, if the Nazi’s thought that these skulls would bring them world power then I’m definitely terrified.
Despite the break Ritter still “plans to bring [the skull] to a meeting with other owners and their skulls at an ancient Mayan site in Mexico on Dec. 21, 2012, the last day of the Mayan calendar.”
Being tight-lipped and ultra secretive Ritter also let us know that “The prophecy says the skulls will reveal a secret knowledge to humanity on that day. The skulls might start speaking or something, but I have no idea.”
Let’s hope that all of these owners manage to meet up with one another on this fateful day so that these pieces of rock can impart some major knowledge about our civilization that we have yet to discover for 1,000 years (the age of the skull). They do, after all, hold all of our lives in their hands.
Now, all I can envision of this moment are a bunch of men in black cloaks chanting, while the rest of the planet begins to crumble and fall into the middle-earth.
Isn’t it time you found yourself a Mayan skull to cling to while the world falls apart? Chop chop, you’ve got 8 months – and counting!