Giant Aztec skull ‘tower’ unearthed in Mexico

Archaeologists in Mexico City have discovered 119 human skulls arranged in a “trophy” tower that the Aztecs built about 500 years ago, according to Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History.  The new finding shows just how extensive the tower is; in 2015, researchers discovered part of the tower — thought to be the main […]

Mexican experts find 119 more skulls on Aztec ‘trophy rack’

Archaeologists in Mexico City said Friday they have found another section of 119 skulls that were part of the Aztec capital’s main trophy rack of sacrificed humans. A five-year dig under old buildings near Mexico City’s Templo Mayor Aztec ruins has so far found a total of 603 skulls. They are believed to date to […]