The finding reveals new ways the pre-Colombian civilization used skulls in rituals at Mexico City's Templo Mayor, experts said. That's where the most important Aztec ceremonies took place between 1325 until the Spanish conquest in 1521.
- 50 skulls - dating back 500 years - found at most sacred Aztec temple in Mexico City
- Some skulls had holes on both sides - signaling they were hung on a rack
- Other findings include a sacrificial stone, a sacred tree and 200 jaw bones
- The findings challenge belief that person being sacrificed on sacrificial stone were killed by cutting open the chest and pulling out their heart
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