GPR Pinpoints Aztec Emperor's Lost Tomb

November 2007
Military History;Nov2007, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p13
The article reports that archeologists have discovered subterranean chambers that likely hold the ashes of Ahuitzotl, a leader who ruled the Aztecs when navigator and colonizer Christopher Columbus discovered the New World. The chambers were detected using ground-penetrating radar. The site lies off Mexico City, Mexico's central plaza, the Zócalo. After conquistadors seized the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlán in 1521, they built atop the ruins of its temple complex.


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