Archaeological Site

Templo Mayor, Mexico City

The Templo Mayor was the main temple of the Mexica peoples in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City. Construction of the first temple began sometime after 1325 and it was rebuilt six times. The main plaza of Mexico City today, was developed to the southwest of this archaeological site.

Precolumbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís (Costa Rica)

The Precolumbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís, located in southern Costa Rica, illustrate the physical evidence of pre-Columbian hierarchical societies. The exceptional stone spheres continue to leave researchers speculating about the method and tools of their production.