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Maya ruins buried under Mexican highway preserved


June 7th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have preserved an archaeological area with several Maya buildings more than 1,500 years old that were buried under a highway in the Yucatan ... Read more...

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Mexico breaks record for most telescopes pointed at moon


December 5th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Puebla (Mexico), Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) Mexican hobbyists and astronomers broke their own Guinness record by using a total of 2,753 telescopes all around the country to simultaneously observe the moon, ... Read more...

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Luxury hotel for gay tourists to open in Mexico


December 29th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A luxury hotel catering exclusively to the male gay tourist trade will open next month near an archaeological zone on Mexico's Riviera Maya, an official said."The hotel ... Read more...

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2,700-year-old tomb found in Mexico


May 18th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 18 (IANS) A 2,700-year-old multiple burial tomb, believed to be the precedent of pyramids in the Central American region, was found in Mexico Tuesday. The tomb, dating from the Middle ... Read more...

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Scientists plan to decipher ancient Zapoteca Writing in new Mexico lab


August 24th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): A team of scientists is all set to test nearly 300 engraved stones in a new laboratory in Mexico, in order to decipher the ancient Zapoteca Writing.The laboratory ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find a Yacata pyramid in Mexico


August 17th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a Yacata pyramid covered with weed in a plot located in Ario de Rosales municipality, Michoacan, in Mexico.According to a report in www.artdaily.org, the pyramid ... Read more...

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Discovery confirms partial use of bricks in ancient Maya settlements


August 12th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered remains of prehispanic domestic architecture and an offering of ceramic and marine elements at Jonuta Archaeological Zone, in Tabasco, Mexico, a discovery that confirms partial ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find 20 ancient human skeletons with their offerings in Mexico


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Twenty complete human skeletons with their offerings have been rescued and registered by a team of archaeologists in Cholula, in Puebla, Mexico.According to www.artdaily.org, 25 Late Post Classic ... Read more...

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Over 8,100 antiquities turned over to Mexican government


February 27th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Xochicalco (Mexico), Feb 27 (EFE) The Leoff-Vinot collection, made up of more than 8,100 pre-Columbian pieces bought on the black market, has been presented here by its new owner, Mexico's National Anthropology ... Read more...

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Tourists reject sound and light show at Mexican pyramids


February 18th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) A plan for light and sound shows at Mexico's Teotihuacan pyramids, known for its large residential complexes called 'street of the dead', has received a setback ... Read more...

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Mecca of ancient Egypt to be renovated


October 17th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): An archaeological site, which is considered as the Mecca of ancient Egypt, is being renovated by a government-run project.According to a report in National Geographic News, ... Read more...

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