Tenochtitlan y Tlatelolco. A 500 años de su caída

Ciudad de México: Cultura Secretaria de Cultura, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, 2021. First Edition. Paperback. 239p., color plates, photos, facsimiles, wrps. New. Item #80576

The sample consisted of 255 pieces, from the collections of the National Museum of Anthropology, National Museum of Chapultepec Castle History, INAH Archaeological Rescue Department, Zinacantepec Viceroyalty Museum, Zultépec-Tecoaque Site Museum, among others. The venue for this exhibition was the Templo Mayor Site Museum.

The exposition began with the explanation of the psychological causes that prevailed in the contending groups. On the Mexica side, there is talk of omens or tetzáhuitl that did not bode well for the people, in addition to this, the death of two tlatoanis devastated their spirits: first Moctezuma and then Cuitláhuac; Meanwhile, on the Spanish side, they kept their captains, from Cortés, Alvarado and Sandoval, who lived until the end of the conquest.

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