Puzzle of the Maya pendant
An archaeologist found a jade pendant once belonging to an ancient Maya king in what we think of as the provinces of that world. Why was it buried? And might its inscriptions change our understanding of Maya migrations and political history? Ref. Source 2g.
Laser technology takes Maya archeologists where they've never gone before. With the help of airborne laser mapping technology, a team of archeologists is exploring on a larger scale than ever before the history and spread of settlement at the ancient Maya site of Ceibal in Guatemala. Source 5e.
They are beginning to see that the Mayans were far more advanced than they thought with even bigger pyramids and kingdoms than what was thought.