In Mexico, Aztec ritual finds set records, heighten royal mystery

An archeologist excavates a ritual Aztec offering found in the exact center of what was an important ceremonial circular platform, believed to be associated with the Aztec patron deity Huitzilopochtli, discovered just off the steps of the Templo Mayor, the Aztec empire’s most sacred temple, in Mexico City, Mexico November 15 , 2022. REUTERS/Henry Romero