Objects Found in Teotihuacan Neighborhood Exhibited


MEXICO CITY.- Most recent findings registered at the southwest part of the Archaeological Zone of Teotihuacan, Estado de Mexico, are presented for the first time in the exhibition La Ventilla, un barrio de la ciudad antigua de Teotihuacan (La Ventilla, a Neighborhood in the Ancient City of Teotihuacan) at the Ex Site Museum of the archaeological site. The display of 120 pieces reveals the way dwelling areas of Teotihuacan were organized. La Ventilla neighborhood was occupied 1,400 years ago in an early age, from Miccaotli (200 AD) to Metepec phase (550-650 AD). For almost 2 decades, specialists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) have recovered a great amount of archaeological material, mural paintings and more than 300 human burials. Explorations leaded by archaeologist Ruben Cabrera Castro, have allowed knowing the characteristics of Teotihuacan neighborhoods’