The discovery was made in the ancient temple of Chavin de Huantar.
This project of Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is expected to cost billions of dollars.
The Underwater Archaeology Project in the Villa Rica is the 19th expedition headed by historian Francisco del Paso y Troncoso and is aimed at finding the oldest European shipwrecks in Mexican waters dating from 1519.
El hallazgo puede haber revelado las pinturas rupestres mayas más importantes de la Península de Yucatán.
The discovery may have revealed the most important Mayan cave paintings on the Yucatan Peninsula.
"We have been researching [the Tiwanaku civilization] for almost 150 years and a myriad of details still escape us."
Angel Falco was an influential humanist writer, poet and soldier, as well as Uruguay's ambassador to Mexico.
An archaeological project in Bolivia aims to uncover the faces of a people who lived 3,000 years ago.
President Juan Orlando Hernandez expects the center will create much international interest in the Central American country.