New find on Iztaccihuatl

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INAH archeologists have discoverd a reflecting pool on the sides of Iztaccihuatl that might represent the Mexica universe.  It consists of stone placed in a circular pool that under optimal conditions appear to be hovering on the surface.

 

The INAH press release:

http://www.inah.gob.mx/es/boletines/6811-nahualac-sitio-en-las-faldas-del-iztaccihuatl-podria-representar-un-microcosmos

 

Several UK newspapers provide commentary in English:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/nahualac-mexican-universe-structure-model-mexico-city-volcano-a8142551.html