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Location of the excavation. Teotihuacán tunnel

Teotihuacán tunnel. The entrance to galleries under the Feathered Serpent Temple where ancient rulers might be buried was located in 2010. 2 of 17.

Excavation site, Feathered Serpent Temple. Teotihuacán tunnel

The location of the excavation site between the Feathered Serpent Temple and the platform in front of it (Structure IC).

The Mysterious Tunnels of Teotihuacán Mexico Unexplained

2020-5-25  The tunnel that connects to the bottom of the entrance shaft goes nearly 300 feet until it ends in a series of underground chambers. Excavation of the tunnels was done at a snail’s pace and with extreme care. Small hand shovels were used in many

Teotihuacan’s “Powder-Glittered Tunnel” Revealed

2021-5-20  (Proyecto Tlalocan-INAH) MEXICO CITY, MEXICO—Project director Sergio Gomez of Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History announced that his team has completed the excavation

Teotihuacan Excavation & Artifacts Geography Class [2021

Teotihuacan is one of the most interesting and mysterious ancient Mesoamerican cities. For years, archaeologists and historians have continued to excavate this area, discovering many ancient...

Dating Results From Excavations in Quarry Tunnels Behind

2008-10-10  After the fall of Teotihuacan, these underground cavities excavated into tezontlecontinued to provide space for the practitioners of Tlaloc and fertility cult activities. In Aztec times, they were living spaces, and given the lack of space on the surface, this was a function that they served well into the twentieth century.

New archaeological discoveries at Teotihuacán

2014-10-31  Archaeologists have uncovered thousands of relics and three new chambers during the excavation of a tunnel at the ancient city of Teotihuacán, located near Mexico City. Exploration

Exploring the Ancient City of Teotihuacan Harvard

2015-10-2  As part of the main offering in the tunnel we found four large sculptures carved in green stone, three corresponding to women and one to a man. Perhaps the most surprising discovery were the fragments of skin, possibly human skin. HDS: You've visited the excavation site in Teotihuacan

(PDF) Inside the Sun Pyramid at Teotihuacan, Mexico: 2008

Manuel Gamio (1922) began excavations of a tunnel into the main body of the pyramid from its posterior, eastern façade-at the height of the sloped surface at that time. Thus, his tunnel ran approximately 6.8 m higher than the current surface level, penetrating the monument along the east-west axis.

‘Astounding new finds’ suggest ancient empire may be

2020-2-27  On a sunny summer morning here, Nawa Sugiyama, an archaeologist at UC Riverside, ducks into a tunnel her team has dug under what was once an impressive pyramid. Just off the Avenue of

Teotihuacan's Sun Pyramid stands as a Mex- excavations

1906b) conducted the first extensive excavation at particularly focused on three areas: (1) exterior a tunnel mortuary practices in post-Teotihuacan periods, as running north-south, crosscutting Noguera's east demonstrated by Burial 1, found at the northwest west tunnel at 57 m from the western entrance for

(PDF) Caves and Tunnels at Teotihuacan, México; a

· Recent projects at Teotihuacan include the excavation of the Merchants' Barrio by Krotser and Rattray Recently, researchers also have suggested that the "cave" was a man-made tunnel,

New archaeological discoveries at Teotihuacán

2014-10-31  Archaeologists have uncovered thousands of relics and new chambers during the excavation of a tunnel at the city of Teotihuacán, located near Mexico City.

A 2,000-year-old tunnel in the Mexican city of Teotihuacan

Meanwhile, his team’s excavation of the tunnel suggested they were on the brink of uncovering the long-lost tombs. A scanner view of a tunnel under a pyramid at the archaeological site. “If confirmed, it will be one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the 21st century on a global scale,” he told the Associated Press in 2011.

City of Gods: Discovery of a secret tunnel to the

2021-4-28  The ground under the pyramid also acts as a burial ground for the sacrificed and there is an altar dedicated to the Great Goddess of Teotihuacan. Lately, during excavation what archaeologists found was quite thrilling, they discovered a mysterious tunnel beneath the pyramid they believe served as a metaphorical passage to the underworld, which

Archaeologists Find Tunnel Below the Temple of the

2010-8-4  After eight months of excavation, archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) have located, 12 meters below,the entrance to the tunnel leading to a series of galleries beneath the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, in the Archaeologcial Area of Teotihuacan, where the remains of rulers of the ancient city could have been deposited.

Mexico: 50,000 Ritual Objects Discovered in Ancient

2014-10-30  Over 50,000 ritual objects have been unearthed in an ancient Teotihuacan tunnel in Mexico. The relics, including pottery, jewellery and animal bones, were found in a 340ft tunnel and experts

Archaeologists explore the tunnel below the Pyramid PBS

2016-5-24  The pyramid represents the heart of Teotihuacan, its central landmark. A tunnel leading directly underneath the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent must have some significance.

Hunt for ancient royal tomb in Mexico takes mercurial

2015-4-24  Spaniards dug at Teotihuacan in the 1670s, but rigorous scientific excavation of the site did not begin until the 1950s. Gomez’s six-year slog in the tunnel has already yielded tens of thousands

Liquid mercury found under Mexican pyramid could lead to

2015-4-25  An archaeologist has discovered liquid mercury at the end of a tunnel beneath a team is close to uncovering the first royal tomb ever found in Teotihuacan after decades of excavation and

(PDF) Caves and Tunnels at Teotihuacan, México; a

· Recent projects at Teotihuacan include the excavation of the Merchants' Barrio by Krotser and Rattray Recently, researchers also have suggested that the "cave" was a man-made tunnel,

Archaeologists Find Tunnel Below the Temple of the

2010-8-4  After eight months of excavation, archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) have located, 12 meters below,the entrance to the tunnel leading to a series of galleries beneath the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, in the Archaeologcial Area of Teotihuacan, where the remains of rulers of the ancient city could have been deposited.

Mexico: 50,000 Ritual Objects Discovered in Ancient

2014-10-30  Over 50,000 ritual objects have been unearthed in an ancient Teotihuacan tunnel in Mexico. The relics, including pottery, jewellery and animal bones, were found in a 340ft tunnel and experts

Archaeologists explore the tunnel below the Pyramid PBS

2016-5-24  The pyramid represents the heart of Teotihuacan, its central landmark. A tunnel leading directly underneath the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent must have some significance.

Mexico archaeologists explore Teotihuacan tunnel(Update

2014-10-30  Archaeologists use robot to explore Mexico's Teotihuacan site This excavation could turn out to be very interesting as they have completed the excavation of the tunnel leading to three rooms, and the excavation of the rooms could possibly reveal the remains of Teotihuacan rulers, though we will have to wait another year before we know more.

City of Gods: Discovery of a secret tunnel to the

2021-4-28  The ground under the pyramid also acts as a burial ground for the sacrificed and there is an altar dedicated to the Great Goddess of Teotihuacan. Lately, during excavation what archaeologists found was quite thrilling, they discovered a mysterious tunnel beneath the pyramid they believe served as a metaphorical passage to the underworld, which

Teotihuacán: Underworld Study FAMSI

2011-4-22  The Cueva de las Varillas tunnel was 50 m. in length; it had a vast entrance chamber, 18 m. in diameter, with seven small niches, and a tunnel that crosses three small chambers. In its southern side it is connected to another chamber that had well-preserved funerary and storage contexts, of which we will talk further on.

Liquid mercury found under Mexican pyramid could lead to

2015-4-25  An archaeologist has discovered liquid mercury at the end of a tunnel beneath a team is close to uncovering the first royal tomb ever found in Teotihuacan after decades of excavation and

Terracotta Figurines from the Pyramid of the Moon at

2011-10-6  Excavation Plan (developed by Sugiyama and Cabrera 2001). Front A consisted of a series of six tunnels, labeled Tunnels 1 through 6, excavated in the interior of the pyramid at bedrock level. In addition to the tunnels, forty stratigraphic Front F, or Tunnel 7, was excavated during the 1999 field season on the east side of the

Teotihuacán Location, Sites, Culture, & History Britannica

The area was settled by 400 bce, but it did not experience large-scale urban growth until three centuries later, with the arrival of refugees from Cuicuilco, a city destroyed by volcanic activity.It is not known whether the basic urban plan also dates to that time. About 750 ce central Teotihuacán burned, possibly during an insurrection or a civil war.