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Serpent head sculptures found at Mayan ball court

Two 1,500-year-old sculptures have been found at the ballgame courts in the Mayan city of Tonina in Chiapas. This discovery allows the consolidation of the hypotheses of how this ritual place looked like in the Prehispanic age; due to its architectural position it is the one that resembles more the

Mayan tomb may shed light on civilization collapse

A 1,100-year-old tomb discovered discovered in Tonina, Mexico, may shed some light on why the Mayan civilization collapsed. Archeologist Juan Yadeun said the tomb, and ceramics from another culture found in it, may reveal who occupied the Mayan site of Tonina in southern Chiapas state after the culture's classic period began