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Keep in mind is that the Palenque exhibit is entirely in Spanish, so the use of a smartphone translation tool, or hiring a guide may be a good idea.
On Saturday, Oct. 14, after almost 30 years, a solar eclipse will be visible from the Yucatán Peninsula. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon...
Just before the conquest, the archaeological remains in the community of Dzilam González belonged to a large kingdom with its capital in Izamal.
Established in the 7th century BCE, Dainzú was, along with San José del Mogote, already going strong for centuries by the time of the founding of Monte Albán.
Among the modern amenities of “modern Cholul” lay the remains of a bygone age when the Maya of Ichcanzijó ruled the land.
Built in the 5th century, Mulchic is widely believed to have served as a strategic military settlement on the sacbé connecting Uxmal to Kabah and Santa Elena.
The whereabouts of the looted stones are yet to be established, but INAH said it will not stop until they have been found.
Though we will likely never know what these first settlers called the site over 4000 years ago, its Zapotec name Yagul roughly translates to “old tree.”
The remains of an ancient Mayan city with large pyramid-like buildings, a ball court, stone columns, three plazas with "imposing buildings," and other structures...
There is no question that Yucatán's video mapping shows are cool, but are they worth the steep cost?
Vegetation and wildlife have made their way back to Xiol after a couple of years
The cave system and archaeological site Aktún Usil are seldom explored by all but the most adventurous visitors to the Yucatán.
The name of this Chilmahuacán translates as the place of the shields, a fact which is reflected by the many stone-carved shields found at the site and its surroundings.
The remains of grand Maya temples and cities can be found all over Yucatán, even inconspicuously “just sitting there” on the side of highways.
The Dresden Codex is a Mayan book believed to be the oldest surviving book written in the Americas, dating to the 11th or 12th century.
Acozac was first investigated by the INAH in the 1970s during an urban expansion project and the construction of a golf club.
Much of what you've read is wrong. Here is what you should know about this amazing find.
The property (including the ruins) is listed for 18 million pesos or roughly one million USD.
A new book wraps up photographer William Frej's 45-year-long project.
On Episode 5 of “Uncovered,” we dive in to the history and archaeology of Mesoamerica and beyond with Pete of the Ancient Americas YouTube channel.
Few cities in Mexico can compete with Mérida for the sheer amount of archaeological remains. Many of the grand pyramids and temples that once stood...