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9 Horrors Of Aztec Ritual Human Sacrifice

#5. The inauguration ceremony

The inauguration ceremony - 9 Horrors Of Aztec Ritual Human Sacrifice

The Aztecs had spent years building up the temples in their capital city, and in 1487, the Great Pyramid was complete. They held a massive celebration to inaugurate their great temple—and slaughtered an incredible number of people.The Aztecs claimed that they sacrificed 84,000 people over a period of four days. During the reign of the Aztecs, an estimated 250,000 people were sacrificed across Mexico during an average year.

2 thoughts on “9 Horrors Of Aztec Ritual Human Sacrifice

  • January 3, 2017 at 9:48 am
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    Aztec women must have WEPT at the sight of this!

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  • January 3, 2017 at 9:49 am
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    Had he raised a fuss about being sacrificed, though,
    Aztec women would have branded him as a coward!

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