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recent surveys by archaeologists have uncovered that Calakmul is in fact even larger than previously thought.
Established by the Zapotec civilization in the 5th century B.C.E. Monte Alban flourished for 1,500 years until its eventual collapse.
The woman berated by fellow tourists and detained by authorities for illegally climbing Chichén Itzá’s Kukulkán pyramid is reported to have paid a fine...
When a woman illegally climbed Chichén Itzá’s famous Kukulkán pyramid over the weekend, other tourists showed their displeasure. The tourist had been yelling obscenities near...
As anyone who follows this column knows, the breadth and depth of Maya ruins in Yucatán state alone is simply too much for any...
Mexico has announced the creation of a natural reserve covering an area of 6,500 acres near the archaeological site of Uxmal. Aside from conservation, the...
During antiquity, Playa del Carmen was known as Xaman Há, which in the Yucatec-Mayan language, roughly translates as northern waters.
One of the least-known urban archaeological sites is a cluster of Mayan structures located just behind a pair of gleaming luxury condo towers in the Altabrisa neighborhood.
In the middle of the concrete jungle that is Mexico City lay the remains of a ceremonial center dedicated to one of Mesoamerica's most unique deities, the mighty Mixcóatl.
Mexico has announced plans to open two new archaeological sites to the public in Quintana Roo.
The autumn equinox is here, and there's no better place to witness it than Dzibilchaltún.
The exquisitely preserved ruins of the ancient city of Acatitlán are just a short drive from Mexico City.
A new line of comics titled "Aztec Empire” brings to the page in stunning color an account of the fall of this great civilization.
Though the Hacienda Maxcanú is quite interesting in itself, its most intriguing feature well pre-dates the 19th century.
Art restorers at Mexico’s national museum of history and anthropology in Mexico City are working on one of Mesoamerica's most impressive stucco friezes.
After over two years of closing due to the pandemic, a handful of archaeological sites in Yucatán remain off limits. The most notable of these...
Archaeologists working in the ancient Maya city of Palenque in Chiapas have uncovered several fascinating finds.
The archaeological site of Xiol will officially open to the public at the end of 2022, according to INAH.
Since the protests held on International Women’s Day back in early March, several of Mérida’s historic monuments remain covered in graffiti.
Recent construction work on Mexico City’s subway system has given way to the discovery of several ancient artifacts.
Archaeological reconstruction at Xiol was mostly completed just before the outbreak of the pandemic, so people are just now starting to discover its wonders.
Mexican archaeologists are joining colleagues from around the world to research the remains of a lost Mayan city beneath the waters of Guatemala’s Lake Altitlán.
Over the past couple of years, six friends have cycled through Yucatán and come upon several undocumented Mayan Ruins in the process.
Huge crowds gathered over the weekend to observe the spring equinox at the archeological site of Chichén Itzá.