Due to the high level of oxidation, Miskatonic University scholars believe the idol, as well as its two counterparts, to have been submerged for well over 300 years. They are believed to have been originally brought to the Galapagos by Spanish pirates. Recovered ship logs from the late 1680s show that pirates commonly used the Galapagos as hideouts, burying their stolen goods in the islands' countless coves and craters. The Spanish in particular were known for this, often referring to the mist shrouded islands as “Las Encantadas,” the bewitched islands. Where the pirates originally discovered these three idols remains a mystery to this day.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Cthulhu Fhtagn! Zimmerman Edition.
Brandon Zimmerman brings us this unusual Cthulhu idol. It manages to seem both aquatic and diseased at the same time.