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They found in China a toilet with a flushing system from 2,000 years ago, but with a peculiarity

They found in China a toilet with a flushing system from 2,000 years ago, but with a peculiarity

They found in China a toilet with a flushing system from 2,000 years ago, but with a peculiarity

In China, a group of researchers discovered a toilet with its flushing system, which is more than 2,000 years old. The importance of the find lies in the fact that it is the oldest of its kind to appear in the Asian country. Although it is still being analyzed, what has been seen so far reveals that the structure consists of two parts and that a fragment was lost over time.

Throughout history, various archaeological discoveries that allowed science to know more details about how people lived in other periods. Beyond the interest they generate, they are important mainly for the opportunity to analyze the intellect and the possibilities that civilizations of other times had.

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In this context, throughout the last decades structures and records of all kinds were found. Many countries even came across novelties in places where excavations had already been carried out without success. or with some discovery much less than that found later.

In this case everything happened in Chinamore precisely in Xianprovince of shanxi. There, among the archaeological ruins of the city of liyangwas found this toilet that is more than 2000 years oldaccording to the site Global Times.

The structure found It consists of two parts, since there is a fragment that could not be recovered and made available for research. The discovery not only consisted of the toilet, but also involves the engineering for its operation.

2,000-year-old toilet with flush system found in China (Illustrative image courtesy of China.com)

Among what the group of Chinese researchers found found a ceramic seat belonging to the toilet and a sewage pitwhich is located next to what experts consider to be a house and which, of course, was connected.

The connection was made through a piping system, of which remains were also found. The only bad news about the discovery is that could not find the top of the toilet seatwhich would have completed the discovery and would have allowed the entire toilet and its operation to be recreated.

They found a 2,000-year-old toilet with a flush system in China (Illustrative Image-Courtesy China.com)

They found a 2,000-year-old toilet with a flush system in China (Illustrative Image-Courtesy China.com)

Everything is still under study Institute of Archeology of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and it is very important information, especially because you can study the structure that existed during the time of the Warring Stateswhich lasted between the 5th century BC and 221 BC

What was formerly the city of liyang It is usually a place of interest in terms of archaeological studies. The excavation began ten years ago, in 2013. A discovery similar to this last one was made six years ago: it occurred in 2017, when a bathroom system was found that even had its own sewage system.

The place has a lot of historical importance, since the city was one of the capitals during the Qin and Han dynastieswhich spanned between the 3rd centuries BC-1 AD

Source: Elcomercio

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