Science: Disinterred City

A celebrated and great city, very rich and respected, very wise and strong, [where the people] lived in fine palaces, some made of pure jade, some of silver, and some of emeralds without flaw.

Thus, from Aztec hearsay, a 16th-century Franciscan friar described the legendary city of Tulsa, capital of Mexico's ancient Toltec empire and once ruled by the bearded emperor Quetzalcoatl.

Trucks & Toothbrushes. By last week in a little town (called "Tula," like many another Mexican hamlet) 50 miles north of Mexico City, a sweating crew of some 30 workmen had laid down...

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