|Tecuexe – Purépecha – Archaeological Site|
|Name:||El Opeño archaeological site|
|Chronology||1300 – 200 BCE|
El Opeño is a
At the same time, the lack of validated information becomes evident, as well as the need of serious studies of Cem Ānáhuac history, name of the territories known to the Mexica civilization before the Mexico Spaniards invasion and conquest.
It is not clear if the name El Opeño, has some meaning or what is the original name of this site.
In relation to the name of the city it is located, Jacona or Xucunan, there are several versions.
According to the Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México Michoacán, Jacona is a chichimeca origin word which means "place of vegetables". Another meaning comes from Xucunan, "place of flowers and vegetables".