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The Yucatan Peninsula has a key role in how the Caribbean islands were settled, reports Live Science.
At the bottom a newly discovered cenote in Cholul comes another find: Vestiges of sharks that have been extinct for more than five million years.
The British museum used glass negatives from the 19th century to help recreate vestiges of the Maya world. Photo: Google
Restoration work has begun on a "Mayan steamroller" that helped pave pre-Hispanic mega highways more than 1,200 years ago.
A Spanish archeologist is calling on authorities to protect a ancient Mayan city from looters, who have been making off with pre-Hispanic...
Maya civilization didn't end when it mysteriously 'collapsed,' as over 6 million Maya living today will attest.
Text written during a period of instability gives an eyewitness account of Maya warfare.
University of Cincinnati geography professor Nicholas Dunning, left, and assistant professor Christopher Carr have been studying ancient Maya sites in Mexico....
In what the lead archaeologist calls an "incredible" find, researchers have announced the existence of a cave filled with hundreds of artifacts beneath the Chichen Itza ruins.
Joseph T. Goodman and the Cronica de Oxkutzcab: The convergence of the Mayan and Gregorian calendars. How a journalist and amateur archaeologist discovered the key. Free...
Múusench'een dates from the middle-upper Preclassic period, or around 300 BC.
As part of the Merida English Library lecture series, Marina Aguirre explores facts, the intrigues, and the resolutions about a beautiful piece of pre-Columbian art.
As promised, INAH has put the Mayan Codex on view at the museum of history and archaeology in Mexico City.
The largest survey ever made of the Maya region has finally been published.
Archaeologists have discovered sets of human remains from early ancestors of the Mayan civilization that could date back as far as 7,000 years.
Archaeologist Sergio Grosjean Abimerhi and his team have discovered what could be the most important Mayan cave paintings on the Yucatán Peninsula.
Now scanned in 3D for posterity, Chichén Itzá and other historic monuments around the world are vulnerable to the ravages of time and an array of disasters.
Scientists around the world will soon be able to dive into a virtual 3-D replica of a vast Yucatecan underwater cave — the one where the oldest skeleton in the Americas was found seven years ago.
Another ancient city, Angamuco, has been found in western Mexico, thanks to that handy modern technology known as LIDAR.
Archaeologists in Guatemala have uncovered an unprecedented network of 60,000 ancient Mayan features such as palaces and elevated highways.
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