Excavations in the Mexican capital, New Mexico, have uncovered a large pile of human skulls. The skulls are said to date back to the 500-year-old Aztec Empire. According to explorers, these people were sacrificed to build a huge tower in the Aztec Empire. This discovery is being watched all over the world. Many of the world’s leading archaeologists have traveled to Mexico to see the find.
Most of the 119 people were found in the tower
The tower was discovered during an excavation project in Mexico City. Archaeologists have so far unearthed the remains of 119 victims of human sacrifice. The National Institute of Anthropology and History revealed that the tower was found in the old capital of the Aztec Empire. Among those whose remains have been found in the bastion are children, men and women.
Sacrifice made to please the gods
According to archaeologist Raul Barrera, it is not possible to say how many of these people were warriors, some were imprisoned as victims. These people were killed as gifts to the gods. This barrel-like structure is found near the most famous museum in Mexico City and the Temple of the Former Empire, Tempo Mayor.
Az is found in the capital of the Zatek Empire
Today’s Mexico City is considered to be the capital of the ancient Aztec Empire. At the time, the city was known as Tenochtitlan. Near the site where this skull tower has been found, ancient relics of the human body have already been found in large numbers. Archaeologists have already found several such towers, which were built between 1486 and 1502.
There may be remnants of the Spanish invasion POWs in 1521
According to historians, when the city was invaded by Spanish King Hernोनn Cortसs in 1221, he built many such buildings. The bodies of soldiers captured in those buildings were selected. Most likely this is the remains of warriors and prisoners of war. The diameter of the tower where the human skull was found is about a meter.