The Gray Lady reports on a find in Veracruz, Mexico, of what appears to be a writing system that may be several hundred years older than any known system in Mesoamerica. The last such discovery was the Indus script in 1924.
I must confess I love this stuff. Not enough to do it as a career, but it fascinates me.
I'm certain son-in-law Rex, who is a career scholar of similar matters, is also intrigued.