|It was during the reign of the 6th Aztec
Emperor in 1479 that this stone was carved and dedicated to the principal Aztec god: the
It weighs almost 25 tons, has a diameter of just
under 12 feet, and a thickness of 3 feet.
On December 17th, 1760 the stone was discovered, buried in
the "Zocalo" (the main square) of Mexico City.
The centre part of the sunstone
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