This rich province of the Aztec Empire was very far away and hard to hold onto.
A 13,000 year old skeleton found in the Yucatán may re-write the history books.
Tlaloc has a long history among the gods of ancient Mexico. He was more than just the rain giver.
The most breathtaking paintings of the ancient Americas exist in a remote jungle ruin.
Warfare played an important role in daily life in the Aztec Empire. It had mythical origins.
No one knows who built this fabulous city in Mexico’s Gulf Coast jungles.
To the Spanish conquistadors the Aztec capital city was a place of wonder and magnificence.
The most well-known pyramid in Mexico is still shrouded in mystery.
No one can explain these strange designs etched into the desert floor. Who made them? Why?
A strange clay head was found under an ancient Mexican pyramid. Is it Roman?
A lavish tomb of a female Maya ruler was discovered in 1994 at Palenque. The identity of the woman is still unknown.
Dating back 7,500 years, no one knows who painted these outdoor murals, or why.
The goddess of great destruction and abundance, Coatlicue was feared and revered.
Parts of a 19th Century theory still exist today linking ancient Mexico to a fabulous lost kingdom
Expanding trade networks went hand in hand with the growth of the Aztec Empire.
Who was this mysterious figure from Ancient Mexico?
Unique in the world of ancient mysteries, the circular pyramids at this site inspire wonder.
Twin brothers played an important role in the Maya story of the creation of the universe.
The powerful god of war demanded human sacrifices & blind obedience.
Mysterious stone heads stand watch in the jungles of Mexico.
In Mexico female lunar deities date back thousands of years.
An overview of the elite special ops force in the Aztec military
A bustling city emerged in the middle of the desert. Why did people abandon it?
Indigenous people had been worshiping here for a thousand years, up until the 17th Century
The world’s first team sport originated in the jungles of ancient Mexico 3,600 years ago.
The ancient Maya were quintessential stargazers. What did they believe about the earth and the universe?
Mysterious and enigmatic, this lost city is the most-visited archaeological site in Mexico.
The story of the magnificent private zoo that existed in the imperial palace of the Aztecs.
In the ancient city of Tula, colossal statues stand guard. What are they?
Did a Viking land in Mayan Mexico over 1,000 years ago?