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Mexico -- Antiquities

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View Resource Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations

Provided by Kevin L. Callahan, an anthropology graduate student at the University of Minnesota, this site consists of short, referenced essays, organized by civilization (Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec, and Aztec), on Mesoamerican writing systems, governments, and religions. Users can also read essays on the Mayan calendar, "How the Sky Works," and on Maya and Zapotec political structures. These essays,...
View Resource Scientist: Oldest American Skull Found

A CNN news article relating the delayed discovery of what may be the oldest human skull ever found in the Americas. Because the remains of Pe'on Woman III - who lived around 13,000 years ago - were found in Mexico and not the US, researcher will be able to study the DNA and structure of the skull without the objection of Native American groups, who have the right to claim and rebury ancestral...