Научная сенсация: в жертву богам приносили спортсменов. Ужасы древнего футбола

sovsport.ru, Thu 08 Jun, 19:20

В Мексике раскопали стадион с останками игроков, принесенных в жертву. «Советский спорт» кратко пересказывает все, что нужно знать об этом.

Археологи, которые в течение нескольких лет изучают окрестности древнего храма ацтеков в Мексике, нашли не только руины сразу нескольких храмов, но и многочисленные культовые сооружения, посвящённые богу Кецалькоатлю. Но самая неожиданная находка – это стадион, на котором, судя по всему, проводились ритуальные игры в мяч.

Кроме многочисленных предметов быта и ритуального культа археологи обнаружили древние трибуны и – что самое интересное - останки игроков, принесённых в жертву.

Мексиканская пресса, которая подробно освещает ход исследований, сообщает, что длина стадиона составляла порядка 50 метров. Как установили ученые,...

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