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Meaning “the place of ancient temples” in the Nahuatl language, Teopanzolco was a major urban area during the late Classic and early Postclassic periods.
A group led by Tiburcio Nac observed the coming of the Maya New Year with a sacred fire ceremony. The ceremony occurred Wednesday at the...
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.
Acozac was first investigated by the INAH in the 1970s during an urban expansion project and the construction of a golf club.
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...
Carlos Rosado van der Gracht guides us on a tour of several of Mérida's prehispanic archaeological sites, most of which are virtually unknown to locals and visitors alike.
If you arrive at Zaachila knowing nothing about the site and take a quick look around, you may ask what exactly is so special...
Ya'axtal Park in Mérida, Yucatán is one place people regularly pass by. But few have any idea of the archaeological wonders it hides within.
Chen Hó is one of Mérida’s most frequented archaeological sites and is often described as the city’s first suburb.
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.