Aztec temple ruins discovered in Mexico City

The remains of an Aztec temple built in the late 1400s have been found in downtown Mexico City. Along with it, archaeologists unearthed the remains of 32 men who were sacrificed during ceremonial games at the site.

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    The remains of an Aztec temple built in the late 1400s have been found in downtown Mexico City.

    Along with it, archaeologists unearthed the remains of 32 men who were sacrificed during ceremonial games at the site.

    The discovery offers a greater understanding of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire more than five centuries ago.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Mexico City.


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