Aztec dog burials found in Mexico City

Published on February 27th, 2014 | by Admin

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The remains of 12 dogs buried by the Aztecs between 1350-1520 A.D. have been found beneath an apartment building in Mexico City.

Aztecs believed dogs could guide human souls into a new life after death on earth, and could guard pyramids and other monuments when buried under them.

The dogs were buried at around the same time in a small pit between 1350 a 1520 A.D., the heyday of the Aztec empire.

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