Archaeologists Discover Lost World of 417 Ancient Mayans Cities Buried In Jungle

By Mike Fishmore | April 23, 2024

Archaeological investigation

According to The Washington Post, researchers in Guatemala have uncovered what is being described as "the first freeway system in the world."
 

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During an interview with The Washington Post, scientists involved in a collaborative archaeological investigation between the United States and Guatemala revealed that they had unearthed 417 ancient cities, estimated to be around 3,000 years old, linked by a network of 110 miles of "superhighways."

Mayan civilization

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Historians are reconsidering their understanding of ancient Mayan civilization due to this finding.