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The hidden splendor of Mayan city X’baatún
2019-09-24
Located in the southeastern Mexican state of Yucatán, X’baatún zealously guards a 37-meter-high pyramid, a ball game, a cenote and several structures
Aztec god Xipe Tótec and his link to pozole
2019-09-14
Also called “Our Lord the Flayed One,” Xipe Tótec was the god of new vegetation, fertility, and war and was one of the four creators of the universe
Archeological Zone of Mixcoac reopens in Mexico City
2019-09-07
The site was discovered in 1916 thanks to a map used by the Spanish during the Conquest to locate destroyed places
Fun facts about Moctezuma’s headdress
2019-08-24
Historically, Mexico has tried to bring Moctezuma’s headdress back but due to its fragile state it would be impossible
Fun facts about Moctezuma’s headdress
2019-08-24
Historically, Mexico has tried to bring Moctezuma’s headdress back but due to its fragile state it would be impossible
The secret pre-Hispanic mine in Taxco
2019-08-17
The Chontal hid this mine from the Spanish; it was discovered in 2013
The Moon Pyramid was dedicated to an aquatic goddess
2018-12-30
Ortega explains that the building was built in 7 construction stages and that there were great rituals during each of them: sumptuous offerings which included human and animal sacrifices
Pre-Hispanic burial discovered in Coyoacán
2018-10-23
The settlement process began in the year 100 d.C., during the classic period