Exclusive: Aztec golden wolf sacrifice yields rich trove in Mexico City

Gold pieces formed into symbols are seen at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Gold pieces formed into symbols are seen at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Gold pieces formed into symbols are seen at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Gold pieces formed into symbols are seen at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Bones are seen at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Bones are seen at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Gold pieces formed into symbols are seen at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Gold pieces formed into symbols are seen at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
A view shows a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
A view shows a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Gold pieces formed into symbols are seen at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Gold pieces formed into symbols are seen at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Alejandra Molina, an archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), works at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Alejandra Molina, an archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), works at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Alejandra Molina, an archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), works at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Alejandra Molina, an archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), works at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Archaeologists with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), works at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Archaeologists with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), works at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Leonardo Lopez, a lead archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), walks at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Leonardo Lopez, a lead archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), walks at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Alejandra Molina, an archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), works at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Alejandra Molina, an archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), works at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Alejandra Molina, an archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), works at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Alejandra Molina, an archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), works at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered, adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Leonardo Lopez, a lead archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), speaks with Reuters at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Leonardo Lopez, a lead archaeologist with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), speaks with Reuters at a site where a sacrificed young wolf elaborately adorned with some of the finest Aztec gold has been discovered adjacent to the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples, in Mexico City, Mexico June 22, 2017. Picture taken June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero