A large ile glow of human skulls has been found during excavations in the Mexican capital, New Mexico. It is said that these skulls date back to the time of the 500 year old Aztec Empire. According to researchers, these people sacrificed to build a huge tower in the Aztec Empire. This discovery is getting a lot of attention all over the world. Many well-known archaeologists from around the world are flocking to Mexico to see the find.
The top of 119 people was found from 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 has revealed that the tower was found in the old capital of the Aztec Empire. Those whose remains have been found in the tower include children, men and women.
Sacrificed to please the gods
According to archaeologist Raul Barrera, we cannot say how many of these people were warriors, perhaps some were imprisoned for sacrifice. These people were killed as gifts to the gods. The structure, which looks like a barrel, is found near Mexico City’s most famous museum and the Tempo Mayor, the temple of the empire of the time.
Remains the capital of the Aztec Empire
The city of present-day Mexico is believed to have been the capital of the Aztec Empire in ancient times. At that time the city was known as Tenochitilan. From where this skull tower has been found, even before, a large number of ancient remains of the human body have been found. Archaeologists have unearthed many such towers, which were built between 1486 and 1502.
There may be remnants of the POWs of the Spanish invasion in 1521
According to historians, when the city was attacked by the Spanish King Hernનn Cortસs in 1521, he built many such buildings. The bodies of soldiers captured in those buildings were selected. It is possible that these are the remains of warriors and prisoners of war. The tower where the human skulls were found is about 5 meters in diameter.