Tag archive for ‘mayan archeological sites’
By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Researchers probe origins of dental remains found in Chichén Itzá

Researchers want to know where they were brought from and why they were valuable to the culture… MERIDA – The first studies that have been carried out on the dental pieces found in a Chultún (a type of More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017

U.S. to provide funds to restore Mayan site at Palenque

PALENQUE, Chiapas — The United States will fund restoration work at a Mayan archaeological site in Palenque, Chiapas, to the tune of USD $500,000. The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 4th, 2017

Union urges cancelation of Armando Manzanero concert in Chichén Itzá

Members of the INAH union urge officials to stop this event which, according to the union, only profits from cultural heritage…. MERIDA – Many technical and administrative workers of the National Union of More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Ready to race? Try Yucatan’s “Carrera de la Naranja”

The 10K race is December 10 at 7 o’clock, and the participation of 200 runners is expected… OXKUTZCAB, Yuc. — A popular feature of the traditional Oxkutzcab Fair, the third edition of “The More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 18th, 2017

7 relatively ‘unknown’ archaeological destinations in Mexico

Mexico has a great archaeological tradition due to the number of cultures that inhabited this land before Mexico itself existed, which makes archaeology one of the most important topics when it comes to travel- More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Researchers discover Chichén Itzá passageway that could lead to cenote

CHICHÉN ITZÁ — The team of the Great Mayan Aquifer Project led by the underwater archaeologist Guillermo de Anda has spent recent months exploring the underground world of Chichén Itzá, El Universal More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Undiscovered Yucatan cenotes mapped with cutting-edge technology

Cutting-edge technology is enabling a team of experts to discover and map previously unknown cenotes, or sinkholes, on the Yucatán Peninsula and is also helping to confirm the existence of one previously detected More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Guatemala’s Tikal: Steep temples amid jungle setting

The most striking feature of Tikal is its towering, steep-sided temples, rising to heights of more than 44m, but what distinguishes it is its jungle setting. Its many plazas have been cleared of trees and vines, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Yucatan cultural attractions are poised to break annual visitors record

Museums and archaeological sites expect to close this year with more than three million visitors…. MERIDA — Yucatan is close to breaking the record of visitor influx in the state’s museums and More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Ek Balam, impressive Mayan site just 104 miles from Cancun

Ek Balam, a Mayan archeologicial site, is located 171 km (104 miles) west of Cancun. Referred to as the “Celestial Jaguar” (Ek = Star; Balam = Jaguar), or the “Black or dark Jaguar” according More...