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The Temple of el Conde is believed to have reached the zenith of its splendor in the 14th Century under the reign of the Tlatoani Tezozóoc
The Xochimilca people occupied El Tepozteco before being conquered by the Aztec Triple Alliance in 1438 CE.
It is more likely than not that these new sections will be open to the public by the end of the year, though no official date has been announced.
There is no getting away from it, Acanceh is a bit of an odd place — but in a good way.
A team of archaeologists has announced the discovery of the tomb of a member of Palenque’s elite on the grounds of a hotel.
The newly restored section of Chichén Itzá runs along roughly a half mile through a recently created path. And apparently, it’s still off-limits.
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.
Just before the conquest, the archaeological remains in the community of Dzilam González belonged to a large kingdom with its capital in Izamal.
After years of boarded-up doors and neglect, Mérida’s Ateneo is set to get the TLC it deserves.
The whereabouts of the looted stones are yet to be established, but INAH said it will not stop until they have been found.
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...
Maya religion and cosmology have been the subject of hundreds of investigations over the past century, but there is still much that remains a mystery.
A contemporary of several of the Olmecs’ most ancient settlements is the Zapotec ceremonial center of San José del Mogote. Founded around 1500 BCE,...
INAH employees are accused of profiting from Chichén Itzá’s shutdown by allowing their own visitors to roam the ancient pyramid and observatory.
If you arrive at Zaachila knowing nothing about the site and take a quick look around, you may ask what exactly is so special...
The history of Hacienda Yaxcopoil stretches back to the 17th century. but Yaxcopoil’s history stretches much farther back than that — to the time of the ancient Maya.
The Zapotec city of Lambityeco dates to the late classical period and is known for its extraordinary artworks including stucco masks and tombs.
The federal agency in charge of protecting Mexico’s cultural heritage strongly denied reports that it was allowing the Mayan Train project to destroy underground archaeological sites.
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...