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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...

Archaeologists Find Aztec Remains During Drilling of New Subway Line in...

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS).- Archeologists have uncovered more than 500-year-old remains of about 50 Aztec children, some of them stuffed into ceramic jars for burial, during excavations for a new subway line in Mexico City. The team from Mexico's National ...

Funerary Masks of Six Maya Rulers on View at the National...

MEXICO CITY.- The goods found in graves of six leaders of the classic period of Maya culture (AD 200-900), which had been distributed to various museums after the exploration of their graves, now recover their original meaning in an exhibition that ope...

Conquistador Monument Draws Mexican Indians’ Ire

By: Mark Stevenson, Associated Press Writer MEXICO CITY (AP).- A city in southern Mexico agreed Wednesday to consider a petition by Mayan Indians to remove a recently installed monument to the Spanish conquistadores who led the bloody conquest of the r...

State Paleontologist Reports Major Discovery in "Geology"

ALBANY, NY.- New York State Paleontologist Dr. Ed Landing is the lead author of an article published in the June issue of “Geology” that provides the first definitive proof that all major animal groups with internal and external skeletons app...

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