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2,000-year-old jaguar sculpture found in Mexico


August 29th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists have discovered a nearly 2,000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar, an official said.The one-tonne piece - which measures 1.38 meters long by 87 centimeters ... Read more...

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850-years old human skeletons found in Mexico


August 25th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican specialists found 15 graves with entire human skeletons estimated at more than 850-years old at an archaeological site in the central state of Queretaro, ... Read more...

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Google offers virtual visits to Mexican archaeological sites


August 18th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Netizens will be able to take virtual strolls through 30 Mexican archaeological sites using Google Mexico's Street View platform, Mexican cultural authorities said.The 360-degree virtual ... Read more...

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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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9,000-year-old tools found in Mexico


October 21st, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) A team of Mexican archaeologists has discovered hundreds of rudimentary man-made tools and artefacts that date back between 8,000-11,000 years in the northwestern state of ... Read more...

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Ninth-century cemetery unearthed in Mexico


June 29th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists have uncovered a cemetery in the southeastern state of Tabasco that dates from as early as 811, the National Anthropology and History Institute, ... Read more...

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Camera locates tomb not seen for 1,500 years


June 26th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 26 (IANS/EFE) The tomb of a Mayan dignitary was found in Mexico with the use of a video camera to explore a place no one had entered ... Read more...

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Mexico returns archaeological piece to Egypt


April 29th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has returned a priceless archaeological piece from the Aswan region to the Egyptian government, officials said.The anthropomorphic piece, which shows a head in profile, ... Read more...

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Visit Mexican museums, archaeological sites via Google


January 30th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) About 180 Mexican archaeological sites and 116 museums are being made available for virtual visits via the Google Earth platform from any part of the world, Mexican ... Read more...

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2,300-year-old Maya ruins destroyed for private ranch


December 5th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) An ancient 2,300-year-old Mayan residential complex in Mexico has been destroyed by heavy machinery used to clear the land for pasture on a private ranch.According to experts ... Read more...

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Archaeologists begin recovery of ancient Mayan city in Mexico


April 6th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mexico City, April 6 (ANI): Mexican archaeologists have begun the recovery of a great Mayan city buried under tons of earth and jungle in the archaeological area of Ichkabal on the Yucatan ... 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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US firm denied permission to hunt treasure in Spanish galleon


February 19th, 2009 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 19 (EFE) Mexican authorities have rejected a request by a US-based firm to comb the wreck of a Spanish galleon that sank in 1631 in the Gulf of Mexico. The ... Read more...

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Dinosaur fossils for sale seized in Mexico


January 24th, 2009 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Jan 24 (EFE) Mexican authorities have said that they recovered 389 fossils, including the remains of dinosaurs and trilobites hundreds of millions of years old, that were illegally being offered ... Read more...

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