Archaeologists have found an ancient temple of the Aztecs due to the earthquake

Археологи нашли древний храм ацтеков благодаря землетрясению

It was built in the beginning of the Spanish conquest.

After the strong fluctuations of the earth’s surface, the experts decided to explore the pyramid Teopanzolco located in the Mexican state of Morelos, and found another internal structure.

The press service of the National Institute of anthropology and history Mexico (INAH), informed about the unique discovery of archeologists: scientists have found the ancient temple of the Aztecs due to the earthquake in Mexico in September 2017.

Aftershocks of magnitude 7.1 with epicenter 55 km from Puebla de Zaragoza led to numerous destructions in the state of Morelos, so archaeologists decided to check for damage pyramid Teopanzolco.

It was built in the beginning of the Spanish conquest between 1200 and 1521 years in honor of the rain God Tlaloc and the war God Huitzilopochtli. When viewed by scientists using radar found the ancient temple of the Aztecs were hidden at a depth of two meters. The room is a room 6 by 4 meters. The temple was built between 1150 and 1200.

The finding was not a surprise to archaeologists, since around the Aztec temples were often erected the pyramids.

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