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Mexican Archaeologists Find Probable Prehispanic Maya Cemetery in Tabasco

MEXICO CITY.- In the surroundings of Comalcalco Archaeological Zone, Tabasco, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) found 116 burials that are more than 1,000 years old; 66 of them were deposited in funerary urns while the other 50 ...

Archaeologists Lower Small, Remote-Controlled Camera Into Early Mayan Tomb

MEXICO CITY (AP).- A small, remote-controlled camera lowered into an early Mayan tomb in southern Mexico has revealed an apparently intact funeral chamber with offerings and red-painted wall murals, researchers said Thursday. Footage of the approximate...

Archaeologists Lower Small, Remote-Controlled Camera Into Early Mayan Tomb

MEXICO CITY (AP).- A small, remote-controlled camera lowered into an early Mayan tomb in southern Mexico has revealed an apparently intact funeral chamber with offerings and red-painted wall murals, researchers said Thursday. Footage of the approximate...

Mexican Archaeologists Discover a Second Ballgame Player at Court in Cerro...

MEXICO CITY.- Researchers from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH Mexico) discovered a second sculpture of a ballgame player, which, unlike the one found in late 2010, has its head. The finding took place at Cerro del Teul Archaeo...

Mexican Archaeologists Discover a Second Ballgame Player at Court in Cerro...

MEXICO CITY.- Researchers from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH Mexico) discovered a second sculpture of a ballgame player, which, unlike the one found in late 2010, has its head. The finding took place at Cerro del Teul Archaeo...

Mexican Archaeologists Find Ancient Staircase at Tlatelolco, May Confirm First Building

MEXICO CITY.- When looking for archaeological elements of the first constructive stage of Tlatelolco, to confirm a foundation date, researchers of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) found at Templo Mayor (Main Temple) a staircase...

Mexico Finds Possible US Remains from 1846-48 War

By: Mark Stevenson, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP).- Archaeologists said Thursday they have found 10 sets of skeletal remains that may belong to U.S. soldiers who died during a battle in the 1846-48 Mexican-American war. The government experts said...

Seven New Maya Archaeological Sites Registered in Yucatan by INAH Specialists

MEXICO CITY.- Specialists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) identified seven new Prehispanic Maya sites and a high concentration of human burials in the town of Sitpach, located east of Merida, Yucatan. The finding took pl...

Maya Funerary Offering Found by Archaeologists in Cenote Near Chichen Itza

MEXICO CITY.- Underwater archaeologists discovered in a cenote near The Castle pyramid at Chichen Itza, Yucatan, a Prehispanic funerary offering deposited in the flooded cave to ask for rain in 9th and 10th centuries, during 2 different drought periods...

Maya Funerary Offering Found by Archaeologists in Cenote Near Chichen Itza

MEXICO CITY.- Underwater archaeologists discovered in a cenote near The Castle pyramid at Chichen Itza, Yucatan, a Prehispanic funerary offering deposited in the flooded cave to ask for rain in 9th and 10th centuries, during 2 different drought periods...

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