1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to secondary content



Tags

Tag Results for "Inah"

MEXICO: Recovered Antiquities Now on Display in National Museum

Thousands of Mexican antiquities are scattered around the world, with illegally obtained archaeological items rarely being returned to Mexico. continue reading »

Mexican Experts to Reconstruct Face of Pre-Columbian Man

Mexican National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, experts will reconstruct the face of an individual who lived some 700 years ago from pre-Columbian skeletal remains, officials said. continue reading »

Mexican Marine Archaeologists Identify Sunken Ships

Marine archaeologists have been working for years to identify and tell the stories of ships that sank in Mexican waters. "When you go in the water, you know that what you are seeing, if it was a maritime accident, many lives were lost," marine archaeologist Helena Barba Meinecke told Efe. continue reading »

Archaeologists Say 400 Animal Species Were Offered to Gods in Tenochtitlan

Mexican archaeologists have identified more than 400 animal species in some 60 offerings made to the gods at the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan, now Mexico City, including molluscs, fish, birds, reptiles and mammals, the National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Items From Mezcala, Olmec Cultures in Abandoned Cave

Mexican archaeologists have found traces of the Mezcala and Olmec cultures, as well as human remains, in a cave in the southern state of Guerrero, indicating that the site was inhabited at different times and served as a funerary center, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Mummified Dog Found in Mexico Believed to be 1000 Years Old

What is said to be the first found in Mexico, a 1,000-year-old mummified dog is now being studied by Mexico‚Äôs National Institute of Anthropology and History continue reading »

Mayan Objects Over 2,000 Years Old

Mexican archaeologists have found handicrafts from the Mayan culture in the southeastern states of Yucatan and Campeche, notable among which are ceramics some 2,300 years old. continue reading »

Scientists Uncover Pre-Columbian Structures Using Technology

Mexican experts have discovered structures more than 1,000 years old hidden under vegetation and sediments in the El Tajin archaeological site by using remote sensing technology, authorities on the subject said. continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t Protests Antiquities Auction in France

The Mexican government has lodged a protest with French authorities over the planned auction later this week of antiquities at the Paris branch of Sotheby's, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Dozens of 800-Year-Old Skeletons Discovered in Mexico

Archaeologists found dozens of 800-year-old skeletons at a construction site in the central state of Puebla, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Mexico Preserves Cultural History With New Museum Collections

The year now drawing to a close witnessed the renovation of a number of historic structures that now house museums, making room for new collections, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History said. continue reading »

Researchers Recreate Daily Life in Mayan City of Palenque

Mexican researchers have reconstructed the political, economic, religious and cultural life of the ancient Mayan capital of Palenque on the basis of inscriptions left behind by its governing caste, the National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said Wednesday. continue reading »

Archaeologists Uncover Mayan Objects Over 2,000 Years Old

Mexican archaeologists have found handicrafts from the Mayan culture in the southeastern states of Yucatan and Campeche, notable among which are ceramics some 2,300 years old. continue reading »

Mexican Exhibition Explores the Link Between Mayan Culture and Time

A new Mayan exhibit at the Mexican capital's National Museum of Anthropology shows the influence of time on the rituals and daily life of that pre-Columbian civilization. continue reading »

Mexico Restores Sixteenth Century Santo Domingo Convent

The old Santo Domingo Convent in San Cristobal de Las Casas, a city in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, is being inaugurated on Wednesday after undergoing extensive restoration in one of the most ambitious projects undertaken by the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH. continue reading »

Mexican Museum Pays Tribute to Day of the Dead With Mummy Exhibition

Large-format photos of 12 bodies mummified 300 years ago and preserved today in the Mexican capital's El Carmen Museum are being featured on an altar commemorating this year's Day of the Dead celebration on Nov. 1, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said Saturday. continue reading »

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Pre-Columbian Tombs

Mexican archaeologists discovered a group of millennium-old basalt tombs in the Pacific coast state of Nayarit, the National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Anthropologists Believe Mayan Ballgame had Astronomical Function

Restoration works at Chichen Itza have confirmed the hypothesis that the ballgame played in that ancient Mayan city in southeastern Mexico had an astronomical function, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Mexico Uncovers 1,000 Year Old Tomb in Michoacan

Archaeologists have discovered a tomb more than 1,000 years old in the western state of Michoacan, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History, or INAH, announced. continue reading »

Mexican Anthropologists Explore Tomb of Presumed Mayan Ruler

Mexican experts entered for the first time a 1,500-year-old funerary chamber in Palenque believed to contain the remains of one of the first rulers of this Mayan city, officials said. continue reading »