Eduardo Matos Moctezuma

Eduardo Matos Moctezuma directed the renowned Templo Mayor Project (1978–2001), which excavated the Great Aztec Temple of the island capital of Tenochtitlan, next to the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Zócalo, Mexico City’s famous central plaza. Matos has served as President of the Archaeology Council and held numerous directorial positions at Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History. He has published over 500 articles, exhibition catalogues, and monographs, including Life and Death in the Templo Mayor (1995) and Moctezuma's Mexico with Davíd Carrasco (2002). From 1979 to the present, he has guided and worked with Davíd Carrasco in setting the research and publishing agenda of the Moses Mesoamerican Archive.