Browsing the "Aztecs" Tag

Aztec skull rack found in Mexico

September 10th, 2015 | by Admin

A massive skull rack built between 1485-1502 has been unearthed at Templo Mayor in Mexico City. Racks known as “tzompantli” [&hellip

Ritual Aztec skulls found in Mexico

January 10th, 2014 | by Admin

Excavations in Mexico City have lead to the discovery of 100 Aztec burials, including an offering of human skulls. Archaeologists [&hellip

Aztec feathered headdress restored

November 22nd, 2012 | by Admin

Researchers have diligently restored the “Penacho,” the last surviving feathered headdress of the Aztecs. Steeped in myth and legend, the [&hellip

23 stone plaques discovered in Aztec temple

February 16th, 2012 | by Admin

Archaeologists working in the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan have discovered 23 pre-Columbian stone plaques. Bas-relief sculptures on slabs of tezontle [&hellip

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