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Ancient staircase found in Mexico

A staircase leading to a shrine, which dates back to between 900 and 1200 A.D. has been found at Templo Mayer at Tlatelolco in Mexico. The archaeologist mentioned that between February and June 2011, 12.5 meters into the tunnel, the staircase that gave access to a shrine was discovered, as well

Mayan hieroglyphic stairway found in Mexico

A stairway covered in Maya hieroglyphics has been uncovered in Campeche, Mexico. Typically, hieroglyphic stairways are part of the central or core elements of the elite ruling class, however, this was not the case at El Palmar because the building was located on the outskirts of the site, away from the center.

Wooden covers ruin Persepolis stairways

Wooden covers set up to protect the stairways of Persepolis have actually caused more damage. Humidity and lack of planning for removal of garbage dumped by visitors at the site have created ideal conditions for growth of various types of fungus, lichen, and plants under the wooden covers, the

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