This is something more likely to be found in a Tibetan temple rather than a Masonic temple.
There is some artistic license taken: During his Masonic ceremony, the villain drinks out of a cup fashioned from a human skull.
I was importuned by persons of the first rank to pursue my Masonic career through many degrees unknown in this country.
Moreover, the words of the Masonic statutes, "be kindly and courteous," recurred to him.
And again, glancing at the stranger's hands, he looked more closely at the ring, with its skull—a Masonic sign.
That the Masonic order goes back to the days of King Solomon.
The individual expelled ceases to be a Mason, so far as respects the exercise of any Masonic rights or privileges.
Here the body was laid to rest with religious and Masonic ceremonies.
Where you know, answered the Chief, making a Masonic sign, The Temple.
He was buried with full Masonic honors, being a valued member of that order.