Mexico City is founded on the ruins of Tenochtitlan. If you could go back in time, what would you see?
5 - 8
Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Archaeology, Social Studies, Storytelling, World History
This illustration describes how the Aztecs chose the location for Tenochtitlan. The image of an eagle eating a snake atop a prickly pear cactus can also be seen on the modern day Mexican flag.
Photograph by DEA/ G. DAGLI ORTI
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May 20, 2022
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