It's a staple of popular culture and a fun story. Multiple crystal carved stones are discovered throughout Mexico and South America. The Crystal Skulls supposedly have mystical powers and perhaps ties to extraterrestrials. There are 13 of them. Any or none of this may be true. The story of the crystal skulls are one of those tales about an intriguing object that popular culture latched onto for some reason. Let's discover the true story of the crystal skulls.