DNA from cattle suggests some of the first cowboys in the Americas were enslaved Africans, who herded cows that were brought with them on slave ships.
Archaeologists discovered the palace-like building ahead of railway construction in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula.
Scientists blast claims of two 'alien' bodies that a journalist presented to Mexico's congress.
Archaeologists in Mexico City discovered a bevy of stone objects carved to look like humans at a former Aztec site.
Archaeologists announced that some individuals buried at a Maya pyramid more than 1,000 years ago had deformed skulls and had been killed in ritual beheadings.
Excavations revealed three human burials, as well as ceramics and architectural structures from a settlement that existed around A.D. 450 to 650.
A hidden "underworld" linked to the Zapotec "cult of the dead" has been discovered beneath a church in Mexico.
A wooden canoe found in an underwater cave in Mexico was likely used as part of a Maya ritual.
Archaeologists discovered a lost Maya city hidden in the jungles of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula.
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