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By Michael Ruggeri | Toltec and Aztec history, archaeology, art, politics.

Mexico archaeologists find temple to wind god beneath supermarket

Circular platform was dedicated to Ehecatl-Quetzalcoatl Eight sets of human remains found at site in Tlatelolco area of Mexico City<p>Archaeologists working in Mexico City have uncovered a circular temple built more than 650 years ago to worship a god of wind.<p>It was excavated at a site discovered two …

Sending Smoke Signals to the Gods: Pre-Hispanic Incense Burners Discovered in Mexico

About 30 Pre-Hispanic perfume or incense burners (sahumadores) have been discovered by archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and …

Mystery of the gruesome Aztec skull masks solved: Decorated remains found outside Mexican temple belong to slain warriors

• <b>Human skull masks were made to be worn over the face or in a headdress</b>• <b><br>These along with 30 unmodified skulls were left as offering to the</b> …

Did Aztec rulers sacrifice their STAFF? Bones reveals victims may have served the local elite for years before being killed at the Great Temple of Tenochtitlán

• <b>Bones of victims slain at the Great Temple of Tenochtitlán were analysed</b>• <b><br>It had been assumed that those sacrificed were prisoners of war</b>• <b><br>But study</b> …

Mexico experts find passageway that may lead to Aztec ruler's tomb

By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press<p>MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican archaeologist said his team has found a tunnel-like passageway that apparently leads …

Evidence of pulque god found at Tlaxcala archaeological site

RECENT STORIES<p>US could lose out in budding pot market<p>The president of the United States, Donald Trump, prides himself on his business acumen. …

Mexico

Excavation of Mexican site reveals decapitation of conquistadors

MEXICO CITY — Excavations at the site of one of the Spanish conquistadors' worst defeats in Mexico are yielding new evidence about what happened when …

MIKE RUGGERI'S TOLTECS AND AZTECS

Massive 'trophy rack' of human skulls found in Mexico's Aztec temple complex alongside circle of heads that ALL face into the centre of a mysterious room

• <b>Racks known as 'tzompantli' were where Aztecs displayed severed heads</b>• <b><br>Newly discovered area has circular central area where skulls face inwards</b>• <b><br>35</b> …

Ancient Cannibals Smothered Their Meals in Bone-Staining Spices

We know that, over history, humans have eaten each other. But we now know more about how ancient cannibals liked to dine: They spent lots of time …

Toltecs

Tula (Mesoamerican site)

Coordinates:<p><b>Tula</b> is a Mesoamerican archeological site, which was an important regional center which reached its height as the capital of the Toltec …

Toltec Empire

According to Aztec historiography, the <b>Toltec Empire, Toltec Kingdom</b> or <b>Altepetl Tolteca</b> was a political entity in Mexico. It existed through the …

Toltec

The <b>Toltec</b> culture is an archaeological Mesoamerican culture that dominated a state centered in Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico in the early post-classic period …

Tula Toltec Archaeological Ruins, Hidalgo, Mexico. Travel & Tour Pictures, Photos, Information, Images, Reviews.

<b>Tula Toltec Archaeological Ruins</b><p><b>Near Tula de Allend, Hidalgo, Mexico<br>Travel & Tour<br>Pictures, Photos<br>Information, Images, Reviews.</b><p><b>George & Eve</b> …

Archaeology

Chapter 10

<b>Chapter 10</b><p><b>Dawn in the Desert: The Rise of the Toltecs</b><p><b>THE CHICHIMEC WORLD</b><p>Mexico's geographic location within the trade wind belt means that most of …

Quetzalcoatl

For other uses, see Quetzalcoatl (disambiguation).<p><b>Quetzalcoatl</b> (English pronunciation: /ˌkɛtsɑːlˈkoʊɑːtəl/; Spanish pronunciation: [ketsalˈkoatɬ] ( …

Building Four: a Palace in Tula Grande, the Lodging of the Toltec King

Building Four: a Palace in Tula Grande, the Lodging of the Toltec King <br>Translation of the Spanish by Eduardo Williams <br>Vea este informe en …

FAMSI © 2005 - Enrique Florescano

Quetzalcóatl. Metaphors and Images <br>Translation of the Spanish by Alex Lomónaco <br>Vea este informe en Español.<p>Research Year: 2000 <br>Culture: Teotihuacán …

Sculptural-Iconographic Catalogue of Tula, Hidalgo: The Stone Figures

Sculptural-Iconographic Catalogue of Tula, Hidalgo: The Stone Figures <br>Translation of the Spanish by Eduardo Williams <br>Vea este informe en …

Geek

Aztec

For other uses, see Aztec (disambiguation).<p>The <b>Aztec</b> (/ˈæztɛk/[1]) people were certain ethnic groups of central Mexico, particularly those groups who …

The Aztec Empire

John Pohl's Mesoamerica - The Aztecs pg. 1

THE AZTECS: BEGINNINGS<p>The Chichimecs<p>The name “Aztec” is not really indigenous, although it does have a cultural basis. It was first proposed by a …

Ancient pyramid found in central Mexico City

| MEXICO CITY<p>Archeologists have discovered the ruins of an 800-year-old Aztec pyramid in the heart of the Mexican capital that could show the ancient city is at least a century older than previously thought.<p>Mexican archeologists found the ruins, which are about 36 feet (11 metres) high, in the …

Jordan: Aztec Chronology

The picture above and to the right, shows the Valley of Mexico as painted by José María Velasco, 1840-1912, one of Mexico's finest landscape artists. …

Aztec Philosophy

Conquest-era Aztecs conceived philosophy in essentially pragmatic terms. The <i>raison d'etre</i> of philosophical inquiry was to provide humans with …

Chicomoztoc

<b>Chicomoztoc</b> ([t͡ʃikoˈmostok]) is the name for the mythical origin place of the Aztec Mexicas, Tepanecs, Acolhuas, and other Nahuatl-speaking peoples …

Mictlan

This article is about the Aztec underworld. For the archaeological site, see Mitla. For the rapper, see Mike Mictlan. For the wrestler, see Mictlán …

Aztlán

For other uses, see Aztlán (disambiguation).<p><b>Aztlán</b> (from Nahuatl: <i>Aztlān</i>, Nahuatl pronunciation: [ˈast͡ɬaːn] ( listen)) is the legendary ancestral …