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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.

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Excavation site, Feathered Serpent Temple.

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

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Teotihuacan’s “Powder-Glittered Tunnel” Revealed ...

2021-4-23  (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

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The Mysterious Tunnels of Teotihuacán – Mexico

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 instances

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Dating Results From Excavations in Quarry Tunnels

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.

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Secret tunnel discovered in Mexico may finally reveal

After years of excavation, the thousands of artifacts discovered in the tunnel include animal bones, jewelry, pottery and greenstone statuettes. But perhaps one of the most exciting finds are the ...

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‘Astounding new finds’ suggest ancient empire may

2021-5-4  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.

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Teotihuacán, the secrets buried in the ancient

2021-3-1  The tunnel. Along with Sergio, I descend through the main entrance of the tunnel.A quadrangular gap that measured around four meters. This is the same point where, many years ago, in

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Teotihuacan – Greatness, and Mesoamerican Mystery

Excavation and preservation work continues at Teotihuacan, and new secrets continue to be revealed, such as an underground tunnel at the Pyramid of the Sun and tombs beneath the Pyramid of the Moon. From the top of the Pyramid of the Moon, an excavation

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Hunt for ancient royal tomb in Mexico takes mercurial ...

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 of...

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(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, ...

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Secret tunnel discovered in Mexico may finally reveal

After years of excavation, the thousands of artifacts discovered in the tunnel include animal bones, jewelry, pottery and greenstone statuettes. But perhaps one of the most exciting finds are the ...

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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 ...

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New archaeological discoveries at Teotihuacán

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

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Researchers reach the end of Teotihuacan tunnel

A YEARS-LONG exploration of a tunnel sealed almost 2000 years ago at the ancient city of Teotihuacan has yielded thousands of relics and the discovery of three chambers that could hold more ...

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Archaeologists Find Tunnel Below the Temple of the ...

2021-4-24  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.

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Teotihuacan tunnel thrills archaeologists

A long-sealed tunnel has been found under the ruins of Teotihuacan - and chambers that seem to branch from it may hold the tombs of some of the ancient city's early rulers.

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New Artifact-Filled Chambers Revealed under

New Artifact-Filled Chambers Revealed under Teotihuacan. ... who directs the excavation project. Archeologists know very little about mountain city of Teotihuacan. The tunnel, discovered 11 years ...

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Uncovering Ancient Pyramid Science at Teotihuacan,

Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings , a television special, took an hour long look at the great city, its inhabitants, and the excavation of the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, (also known as the Feathered Serpent Pyramid.)The program revealed evidence of advanced engineering built into a tunnel system, and placed directly underneath the Pyramid. As a team excavated the tunnels, viewers witnessed what must be ...

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Mexico: 50,000 Ritual Objects Discovered in Ancient ...

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 ...

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Secret tunnel discovered in Mexico may finally reveal

After years of excavation, the thousands of artifacts discovered in the tunnel include animal bones, jewelry, pottery and greenstone statuettes. But perhaps one of the most exciting finds are the ...

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(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, ...

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New archaeological discoveries at Teotihuacán

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

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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 ...

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Teotihuacan tunnel thrills archaeologists

A long-sealed tunnel has been found under the ruins of Teotihuacan - and chambers that seem to branch from it may hold the tombs of some of the ancient city's early rulers.

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Archaeologists Find Tunnel Below the Temple of the ...

2021-4-24  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.

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New Tomb at Teotihuacan - Archaeology Magazine

"The Pyramid of the Moon," says Cowgill, "is difficult to dig because of the loose rock used in its construction. While it is dangerous for archaeologists to tunnel into the pyramid, the structure is resistant to looters." Sugiyama and his team must brace and reinforce the tunnels as the excavation progresses.

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Search for Ancient Teotihuacan King's Tomb Takes

The excavation of the chambers should be finished by October, Gomez said, with an announcement of findings by the end of 2015. IN-DEPTH. Ancient Teotihuacan Tunnel

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Mexico: 50,000 Ritual Objects Discovered in Ancient ...

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 ...

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Hunt for ancient royal tomb in Mexico takes mercurial

2015-4-24  By David Alire Garcia TEOTIHUACAN, Mexico (Reuters) - A Mexican archeologist hunting for a royal tomb in a deep, dark tunnel beneath a towering pre-Aztec pyramid has made a discovery that may have brought him a step closer: liquid mercury. In the bowels of Teotihuacan, a mysterious ancient city that was once the largest in the Americas, Sergio Gomez this month found "large quantities" of the ...

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