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Archaeologists Say 400 Animal Species Were Offered to Gods in Tenochtitlan

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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Mexican archaeologists have identified more than 400 animal species in some 60 offerings made to the gods at the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan, now Mexico City, including molluscs, fish, birds, reptiles and mammals, the National Institute of Anthropology

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Jo S (619)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 4:09 pm
This is very interesting , this is June 11th and I haven't heard anything about it. I'm very interested to know what the out come was. I'm very interested in knowing the people's feelings on the subject before I give mine!
Thank you Marty.
Noted & shared.

Darren W (218)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 4:10 pm
Noted and shared, thanks!.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 4:35 pm

Sue Matheson (79)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 6:14 am
you'd think people would have had better things to do with their time.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 6:39 am
Interesting, thank you...

mar l ene d (264)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 7:01 am
noted absolutely interesting article!!!!!thank Marty!!!!!!

Jody B (6)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 7:11 am

Gloria picchetti (304)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 8:05 am
Offerings to gods are not good investments.

Robert Hardy (68)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 7:45 pm
Where did this idea of "God" come from? So many die for thought.

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 8:43 pm
Sad to hear, too bad that this was not like Baset, the goddess that revered cats and no one could harm a cat, too bad that the same considerations for the other animals were not the same.

Patricia H (440)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 3:43 am
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