A huge city dating from Maya period discovered in the jungle of Guatemala
Ancient Maya megacity discovered in the jungle of Guatemala

A recent aerial study using laser technology to scan 2,000 square kilometers of jungle in Guatemala discovered the ruins of an ancient Maya city, hidden beneath the forest. The size of the city is impressive, with over 60,000 structures, including pyramids, houses, irrigation canals and highways. The discovery still has to be confirmed by archeological research on the ground, inside the jungle. However, archeologists are already excited and hope that this discovery will help solve some of the remaining mysteries about the Mayan civilization.

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