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Ancient bodies found in Mexico City show shared Catholic, pre-Hispanic graves

A view shows human remains discovered by archaeologists from Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in a cemetery belonging to an early viceregal period in Chapultepec Park in Mexico City, Mexico in this photo released on February 15, 2023 and distributed by INAH. Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History/Handout via REUTERS

Mexico City, Mexico Reuters The remains of 28 human bodies buried at least four hundred years ago in Mexico indicate the comingling of pre-Hispanic and Catholic cultures that Spanish colonizers introduced, local researchers told Reuters. The discovery took place during the construction of a scenic pavilion in Mexico City’s Chapultepec park in February, when researchers […]

Indigenous wall paintings uncovered at Mexican convent

Mexico City, MexicoAP Indigenous symbols like a feather headdress, an axe and a shield have been found under layers of lime plaster at open-air chapels in a convent just south of Mexico City, experts announced Monday. The finds suggest Spanish priests not only altered their church architecture to accommodate the large number of Indigenous converts, […]