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Largest, oldest Maya monument suggests importance of communal work

June 3, 2020 - General

From the ground, it’s impossible to tell that the plateau underfoot is something extraordinary. But from the sky, with laser eyes, and beneath the surface, with radiocarbon dating, it’s clear that it is the largest and oldest Mayan monument ever discovered.

3D image of the site of Aguada Fenix based on lidar
[Credit: Takeshi Inomata]Located in Tabasco, Mexico, near the northwestern border of Guatemala, the newly discovered site of…

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