Uncovering the secrets of an ancient Mayan city

New discovery further reveals the connections between the Mesoamerican cities of Teotihuacan and Tikal.

Lidar image of ancient cities
A recent lidar analysis revealed that an area once assumed to be natural hills (centre) near Tikal's Lost World complex (right) is actually an 1,800-year-old ruined citadel. Credit: Thomas Garrison/PACUNAM