“Alhondiga de Granaditas” Guanajuato Regional Museum lodges the exhibition “Same Culture. Guanajuato Ceramics through the Centuries”, a collection of new findings from the 4 archaeological zones in the state since August 4th, and until September 2009.

More than 50 images captured in the Huasteca Region that illustrate changes in customs and quotidian life integrate the exhibition “Huasteca. Quotidian Spaces”, inaugurated in August 2009 at the National School of Anthropology and History (ENAH).

More than 300 greenstone tiles found inside the Moon Pyramid originated a human sculpture that gives testimony of the esthetic cannons of the ancient Teotihuacan culture. The effigy is one of the emblematic pieces of the exhibition “Teotihuacan. Ciudad de los Dioses” (Teotihuacan, City of Gods), open until late August in the National Museum of Anthropology (MNA).

The 25 Late Post Classic Prehispanic burials and associated offerings found in Cholula Historical Center, in Puebla, are result of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) archaeological salvage that ended in July 27th 2009.

Known as “Xochimilco Cathedral”, San Bernardino de Siena Parish will receive back the restored oil painting “Virgen de la Asuncion”, one of the few Colonial paintings with its support united with maguey fiber, a technique that was not used later on.

Closed to visit since 2004 to guarantee its good conservation state, Pakal’s Tomb, in Palenque Archaeological Zone, Chiapas, can be visited virtually through Internet since August 2009.

As part of an annual cleaning program headed by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) 24 temples dated from 16th to 18th centuries, distributed over the 500 blocks that integrate Oaxaca Historical Center, were cleaned up of graffiti.

The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) through its Temporary Employment Program (PET), supported by the Secretariat of Social Development (SEDESOL), conducts maintenance and conservation work at 6 historical sites in Puebla State, creating 200 direct positions with a 1.5 million MXP investment.

Scenes from Atetelco mural painting could confirm there was an alliance with Maya dynasties to fund probably Copan city in what today is Honduras, according to art historian Maria Teresa Uriarte, who informed this at her intervention in the Teotihuacan conference series in the National Museum of Anthropology (MNA).

Sixty seven original Prehispanic ceramic pieces from Paquime region, most of them from the Medium period (1060-1340), were restored by National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) to be exhibited at Casas Chihuahua Cultural Heritage Center, from August 2009.

Chicomecoatl monolith found recently in Zempoala municipality, Hidalgo, 500 years old, which represents the goddess of maize, was restored by National Institute of Anthropology and History specialists and now historical research has begun.

The Colonial painting “Virgen de la Asuncion” (Virgin of Assumption) returned in July 29th 2009 to Izucar de Matamoros community, in Puebla, after a long restoration process conducted by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).

Four hundred years old mural paintings that decorate 2 halls at Casa del Dean, in Puebla Historical Center, will undergo integral restoration conducted by specialists from National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). Humidity problems and consolidation of pictorial layers will be attended, with a 1.5 million MXP inversion.