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Palenque (maya)

Category: Cities


Palenque: Mystery of the Mayan Royal Tomb

Category: Maya

Today, what we know about ancient Mayan city of Palenque we know because of decades of exca­vations and research. In 1945. Alberto Ruz Lhuillier took over the excavations. Almost from the start Ruz took an interest in the Temple of Inscriptions. The temple was a very imposing structure that stood on top of a high […]



Palenque. Pakal’s tomb – from underworld to Internet

Category: News reports

Mexico, INAH, august 03, 2009. Closed to visit since 2004 to guarantee its good conservation state, Pakal’s Tomb, in Palenque Archaeological Zone, Chiapas, can be visited virtually through Internet since August 2009. Access to the funerary chamber of Maya ruler K’inich Janaab Pakal was habilitated by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) at […]



Maya Temple XVII in Palenque is opened to public

Category: News reports

INAH, Palenque, Chiapas, March 25, 2009. The 17th Temple at the Palenque Archaeological Zone, in Chiapas was opened to public after guaranteeing visitor’s safety. After a year of maintenance work, this monument reincorporates to the circuit near Crosses Group, where visitors’ affluence concentrates. In 2008, the direction of the National Institute of Anthropology and History […]