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10,000-year-old remains disappear from underwater cenote

A 10,000-year-old skeleton has been stolen from a cenote in Mexico. In response, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in Mexico City has placed "wanted" posters in supermarkets, bakeries and dive shops in and around the nearby town of Tulum. They are also considering legal action to recover the

Sacrificial victims found in Mexican cenote

The remains of six people sacrificed between 850-1250 A.D. have ben found at a cenote near Chichén Itzá. It's "very improbable" that the remains and artifacts were "just tossed" into the sinkhole, known as a cenote, expedition leader Guillermo Anda told National Geographic News in an email. Rather, he said, they