The number of human remains might not be same as Paris’ Catacombs, but a discovery deep below Mexico City is still very freaky, and reveals more about the practice of human sacrifice by the Aztecs.
A tower of more than 650 skulls, many of which are of women and children, were discovered by archaeologists near the site of Templo Mayor, an Aztec temple which is now Mexico City, according to Reuters.
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It’s believed the remains formed the Huey Tzompantli, an almighty rack of skulls designed to strike fear into Spanish conquistadors. Read more…
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