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Researchers uncover 2,000-year-old Maya water filtration system

November 3, 2020  By Smithsonian Magazine



More than 2,000 years ago, the Maya built a complex water filtration system out of materials collected miles away. Now researchers conducting excavations at the ancient city of Tikal in northern Guatemala have discovered traces of this millennia-old engineering marvel. Smithsonian Magazine shares the story of this engineering feat. | READ MORE


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