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Mexico earthquake unearths ancient temple

Terra Daily Thursday, 12 July 2018
Mexico earthquake unearths ancient templeCuernavaca, Mexico (AFP) July 12, 2018

A devastating earthquake that struck central Mexico last September gave way to a fascinating discovery: remnants of a rain god temple within an Aztec pyramid. The temple, dedicated to a deity called Tlaloc and located within the Teopanzolco pyramid in Cuernavaca, Morelos state, belonged to the region's Tlahuica culture. As a result of the earthquake, "the pyramid suffered considerable re
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Archaeologists in Mexico have uncovered the sub-structure of an ancient pyramid that came to light after a devastating earthquake on September 19.

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