MAGAP & MADAP in the News

“New Discoveries at Monte Albán: Buried Buildings & Political Transformation at the Zapotec Capital,” virtual lecture presented by Marc Levine for the Arizona State Museum (University of Arizona), 3/15/22.

An Underground Temple Revealed: OU Archaeologists Pinpoint an Ancient Temple Beneath a World Heritage Site without Lifting a Shovel. Sooner Magazine, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Spring 2021.

MADAP Co-Directors Alex Badillo and Marc Levine receive a “Win-a-Lab” grant from the Edify software platform to develop lesson plans where students will engage with a virtual reality model of Monte Albán’s Main Plaza, 12/3/20.

OU Archaeologists Uncover Buried Building in Ancient Mexican City” KFOR Oklahoma News 4 TV, November 27, 2020.

Press release on our discovery of a buried building located beneath Monte Albán’s Main Plaza can be found on the website of the Sam Noble Museum at the University of Oklahoma. See here.

MADAP Co-Director, Dr. Alex Elvis Badillo, discusses the Monte Albán Virtual Reality Laboratory (MAVRL) on the podcast ArchaeoCafe with host Dr. Otis Crandell, May 7, 2020.

OU, Oklahoma Archeological Survey Researchers Helping Digitize Ancient Mesoamerican City OU Daily (newspaper, Norman, OK), May 22, 2019.

Research from the Monte Albán Geophysical Archaeological Project (MAGAP) was featured in “First Civilizations, War” a television program that first aired on PBS on 4/24/18.

Photos from the Monte Albán Geophysical Archaeology Project were featured in an exhibit at the Monte Albán archaeological site museum. The exhibit celebrated the XXX Anniversary of the Monte Albán’s designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (1987-2017).


Monte Albán News Archive

11 NOV  2020      “¡Al Fin! Monte Albán reabrirá sus puertas, con todas las medidas por                               pandemia de Covid-19.” El Universal.

11 SEPT 2019     “El desafío de conservar los “tesoros” de la Tumba 7 de Monte Albán.”                                 INAH

30 APR 2019     “Hallazgos en Monte Albán por restauración.” Noticias.

21 FEB 2019      “Reabren exhibición de la Tumba 7 de Monte Albán.” El Economista.

10 DEC  2018     “Revelan nuevos secretos de Monte Albán.” El Imparcial.

05 SEPT 2018     “Zona arqueológica de Monte Albán recibirá 1 mdd para atender                                       daños por sismos.” El Universal.

11 MAY  2018      “Oaxaca’s Pre-Hispanic Monte Alban Ruins to be Restored.”                                           

01 OCT  2017       “Dos pirámides de Monte Albán II sufrieron daños severos por sismo:                              INAH” El Universal.