La Organera Xochipala

The Organera Xochipala

Tombs with false vault

It was discovered at the end of the 19th century by William Niven, a mine explorer who carried out excavations recovering peculiar objects, that is how he found the small stone sculptures, emblematic of the Mezcala culture. A characteristic feature in the constructions of the area, are the "tombs" with false vaults unique in their type.

¿Qué Saber?

What to Know?

  • The objective of studying and preserving the archeological zones in Guerrero is to reconstruct the history of the ancient peoples of the state.
  • Guerrero has eight archeological zones and they can be visited anytime as they are open to the public every day of the year.
  • The structures that have been uncovered in the Organera Xochipala cover an area of 5,500 square meters.
  • This archeological zone is little-known and has been looted for decades.
  • Visit the Amelia Robles Ávila Community Museum of Xochipala where you will find a gallery dedicated to the Mezcala culture.
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