Archaeologists in Mexico have found a mysterious tunnel and chamber beneath the Pyramid of the Moon within the historic metropolis of Teotihuacán.
Researchers from Mexico’s Nationwide Institute of Anthropology and Historical past (INAH) and the Institute of Geophysics on the Nationwide Autonomous College of Mexico (UNAM) positioned the hidden areas on the well-known website close to Mexico Metropolis.
With a diameter of 49 ft, the chamber could also be a ritual house that was used for funerals, in line with specialists. The hidden room and its tunnel may very well be linked to the traditional tradition’s idea of the underworld, they are saying, in a press release.
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The chamber and tunnel have been found utilizing electrical resistance expertise in Summer time 2017. The outcomes of the archaeologists’ examine have simply been introduced.
Human skeletons have been present in different tunnels excavated on the Pyramid of the Moon, prompting hypothesis that comparable stays could also be contained in the newly-discovered tunnel.
The tunnel, which runs to the southern a part of Teotihuacán’s Plaza of the Moon, is the most recent fascinating discover to shed new mild on Mexico’s historic historical past. An historic masks depicting a Seventh-century Maya king, for instance, was lately found in southern Mexico.
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An unlimited array of skulls buried beneath the streets of recent Mexico Metropolis are additionally revealing the grisly particulars of Aztec human sacrifice.
The world was as soon as the epicenter of the Aztec metropolis of Tenochtitlan – a grotesque website the place human sacrifices have been carried out to honor the gods.
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