More than 90,000 have Visited Moctezuma II Exhibition


MEXICO CITY.- The 220 archaeological jewels part of the exhibition Moctezuma II. Time and Destiny of a Ruler, the first one about a Prehispanic ruler, have been visited by more than 90,000 persons during a month and a half, since its inauguration in June 17th 2010. The regular number of Templo Mayor Museum visits in a month, 50,000, has increased 30 per cent since this exhibition opened. 79,728 nationals and 11,187 foreigners have visited the display of archaeological objects among which Tlaltecuhtli monolith outstands. The museographic display allows appreciating a key moment in the life of the Mexica ruler who faced a world completely different than his: the military struggle between Spanish conquerors and their indigenous allies against Mexicas, declared Dr. Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, emeritus professor of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) and curator of