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Mexico Finds 50 Skulls in Ceremonial Center of Aztec Empire; Shows Clues for Ritual Mysteries

posted on October 8, 2012

Reporting for the Associated Press, Adriana Gomez Licon writes that last week, “Mexican archaeologists … [announced] they uncovered the largest number of skulls ever found in one offering at the most sacred temple of the Aztec empire dating back more than 500 years.” “Underneath the sacrificial stone, we found an offering of five skulls,” said archaeologist Raul Barrera of Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History. “These skulls were pierced with a stick.”

Read at The Washington Post