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16th-century church re-emerges from beneath Mexican reservoir

Due to the severe drought  in Southern Mexico this year, a church believed to be more than 400-years-old has re-emerged in the Grijalva River. Continue reading “16th-century church re-emerges from beneath Mexican reservoir”

Mexican cave paintings restored

A series of 2,500 year old ochre and turquoise cave paintings Continue reading “Mexican cave paintings restored”

Caffeinated stimulant drinks common in Southwest America

A recent study of pottery samples from Southwestern archaeological sites has illustrated the extent of stimulant usage. Continue reading “Caffeinated stimulant drinks common in Southwest America”

Chichen Itza temple built atop underground river

A subterranean cavity about 20 metres deep has been discovered below the pyramid of Kukulkan at the Mayan site of Chichen Itza in Mexico. Continue reading “Chichen Itza temple built atop underground river”

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