Photo: Untouched Tomb of Aztec King on Verge of Discovery?



An archaeologist works on a stone monolith at the Templo Mayor (Great Temple) site in Mexico City.

The skeleton of a richly decorated canine and several unbroken plaster seals add to clues that the site could be the only known tomb of an Aztec king, researchers said in June 2009.

Photograph courtesy Proyecto Templo Mayor, INAH


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