Trigonotar (Original) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:15135
Contest:Ostentatious Originals #2
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Original
Date Added:May 31, 2009
Base Figure:ML Blackheart And LOTR Shelob
Height:8.25 inches
"Spider God" Temple Found in Peru
Article by Peter Kent in Caracas, Venezuela
for MSNBC International News
October 29, 2008
A 3,000-year-old temple featuring an image of a spider god, Trigonotar, may hold clues to little-known cultures in ancient Peru.
People of the Cupisnique culture, which thrived from roughly 1500 to 1000 B.C., built the temple in the Lambayeque valley on Peru's north coast.
The adobe temple, found this summer and called Collud, is the third discovered in the area in recent years.
The finds suggest that the three valley sites may have been part of a large capital for divine worship, said archaeologist Jackson Weaver, director of the Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum.
Weaver and colleagues started the dig in November 2007, when they discovered a 4,000-year-old temple and a mural painting at the Ventarrón site in the valley. Both the temple and mural were the oldest ever found in the Americas.
Weaver cited that the spider deity, Trigonotar, was also associated with hunting, war, and power. David Webbe, Weaver’s young but, world renowned specialist of ancient American hieroglyphics added, "There is an image of several spider deities holding nets filled with decapitated human heads, so there was an analogy with successful warriors and claims of power."

Weaver smiled and proudly said, “We wouldn’t have made it this far without David. He is literately the only one that can translate South American symbols and hieroglyphics dating this far back. This boy is going places.”


Two days after that interview, Weaver and Webbe made another discovery. The crypt of the Spider-God itself.
So eager to please Weaver, David Webbe translated the hieroglyphics and unlocked the heavy stone door without accurately translating the last symbol. There was a hiss of ancient air escaping the crypt and door swung wide knocking David to the ground.
The last thing David would hear before slipping into unconsciousness, was Weaver screaming at the top of his lungs, “MY GOD, MY GOD! WHAT ARE YOU?!?”

As the evening grew late, the rest of the dig team followed the trail to the crypt hoping to find the professor and David. The only thing they found was the professor’s glasses and David’s lucky Red Sox hat. The door to the crypt was closed and the seal unbroken.

Upper Torso: ML Blackheart with BAF Brood figure legs attached to his back.
Head: Modified Blackheart head with Venom lower jaw and Man-Spider mandibles.
Lower Body: modified LOTR Shelob
Armor and belt: Some Spawn character

User Comments
JohnnySpeed -
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Just catching this 5+ years later, but EXCELLENT job, sir! Nothing on this I can be mad about.

Is this supposed to be more of a MOTU-type figure, or just typical ML style?
Mini-meRules -
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
darn, this is pretty awesome, wish I had known about this site when you entered this I would have given it 10 stars! Oh, I like the little play on the names weaver and webbe, very well done sir!
Redmist -
Thursday, June 18, 2009
fastfreddie -
Monday, June 8, 2009
I picked the WINNER! I swear I thought you might've been somebody else that did this...but this is sincerly a fantastic custom and the BEST! Great job, 'TINK!
Unknown User -
Monday, June 8, 2009
Congrats Tinker,this is freaking sweet.
windblock2002 -
Monday, June 8, 2009
Congratulations buddy,I had know Idea it was you.....I think we got to much MOTU stuff on the mind.LOL!
Madtinker76 -
Monday, June 8, 2009
Thanks for all who took the time to look and time to vote. I really do appreciate it.
fastfreddie -
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
this is something you can only say OMG at! If I only had one vote, this would be it!
Stevid -
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
This get my vote and great story also!
Madtinker76 -
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Pretty cool story too.
Unknown User -
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Mr.Smiley -
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
I have to say, this is the most amazing looking monster/creature I have ever seen, 5 stars!
windblock2002 -
Monday, June 1, 2009
Love this,but looks like MOTU stuff....I know I can't seem to get MOTU out my mine ethier....LOL....
.....You'll see what I'm talking about,again amazing work!
cerebus -
Monday, June 1, 2009
This one wins! I agree with crisco, Webstor on aborsia
sonofred79 -
Monday, June 1, 2009
Awesome job I love it! I have to go with Crisco it looks like Webstor on Ambrosia.
blaynescott -
Monday, June 1, 2009
Holy hell, this thing is going to give me nightmares! Great work here - it reminds me of the other-dimension Spider-god creatures on the TV series "Angel" (from the season where Connor is born).
Crisco -
Monday, June 1, 2009
This looks awsome! Looks a lot like MOTU Webstor on Ambrosia! Well Done!
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