Ancient Maya built sophisticated water filters

October 23, 2020 - General

Ancient Maya in the once-bustling city of Tikal built sophisticated water filters using natural materials they imported from miles away, according to the University of Cincinnati.

The ancient Maya city of Tikal flourished between the fifth and ninth centuries before
 the city eventually was abandoned [Credit: Jimmy Baum/WikiCommons]
UC researchers discovered evidence of a filter system at the Corriental reservoir, an important…

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