First Century of Research at Teotihuacan to Be Celebrated

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MEXICO CITY.- The most visited archaeological site of Mexico, Teotihuacan, was opened to public 100 years ago, in September 13th 1910, after exploration, excavation, restoration and conservation work conducted by archaeologist Leopoldo Batres from 1905 to 1910. Since then, the Prehispanic city has undergone continue research conducted by Batres, Manuel Gamio, Sigvald Linne, Alfonso Caso, Pedro Armillas, Eduardo Nogera, Ignacio Bernal, Jorge Acosta, Ruben Cabrera, Eduardo Matos, Guadalupe Mastache, Juan Vidarte and Laurette Sejourne, among others. Explorations have lead to the recent finding at la Ciudadela of a tunnel more than 1,800 years old, project in charge of INAH archaeologist Sergio Gomez. To commemorate the first century of scientific investigations at the site part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) List of World Cultural Heritage since 1987, the National Institute of Anthr