Excavating the Great Aztec Temple:Achievements and Perspectives
April 14, 2011
Lecture by Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, General Coordinator, Great Aztec Temple Project
(in Spanish, with English translation)
The Templo Mayor was the tallest structure in the ceremonial precinct of the ancient Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, located in what is now Mexico City.For 30 years, the internationally renowned archaeologist Eduardo Matos Moctezuma directed the monumental excavation of the Great Temple. He will both summarize the major discoveries during the project and illustrate the most recent finds in downtown Mexico City.