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Ancient Maya civilization used advanced water treatment technology | EarthSky.org (earthsky.org)

The oldest known example of a water treatment system in the Western Hemisphere was recently discovered in Guatemala.

Amazing the stuff people invented pretty much in isolation, and out of necessity.

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JP Williams (@floridaman)
3 months ago

Huh, ancient civilizations are far more clever than what they’re given credit for. Imagine what other amazing technological achievements we’ve yet to discover, or what might’ve evolved if the society had a chance to?

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