By Leonardo Lopez Lujan, Judy Levin
As soon as an island domestic to the capital of the Aztec empire and now partly buried underneath Mexico urban, Tenochtitlán provides a different problem for trendy archaelogists. An interview with archaelogist and author Leonardo Lopez Luján in regards to the historical past of and his reports in Tenochtitlán looks as a unique function of the ebook.
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Working in the center of a big city was a nightmare of noise and pollution. The archaeological teams had to make sure that the buildings at the edge of the site did not collapse. They had to work around the city's underground tangle of pipes, electrical lines, and sewers. But being in a modern city had advantages, too. Experts from the INAH, specialized equipment, laboratories, and libraries were nearby. And, students of archaeology, conservation, and history This picture was taken in March 1978, at the start of the excavation of the Great Temple.
29 /mysteries of the great temple. Matos Moctezuma concluded that the sculpture was right where the Aztecs had put her; she had not been moved and reburied by the Spanish. The carving was face up, not down, and it was surrounded not by colonial rubble fill, but by offerings and sculptures related to the lunar, or moon, cult. " But nobody expected an enormous Coyolxauhqui sculpture at the base of this pyramid. Matos Moctezuma, who bears the name of the Aztec king and jokingly claims to be descended from him, had made plans to excavate in the area of the Great Temple years earlier.
The inner rooms contained murals, stone benches, ceramic images, and braziers for burning incense, all perfectly preserved. Two life-sized statues of people dressed as eagles guarded the main door. In 1994, archaeologists excavating the House of Eagles decided to dig several tunnels because the northern half of the house is under a modern street. Working in tunnels is not comfortable. The Aztecs did not believe in a fiery hell, but in an underworld that is cold, dark, smelly, and wet—quite like an excavation tunnel in Mexico City, say archaeologists.