Day: February 12, 2019

Mayan Engineering

Mayan Engineering: Ancient Steam Baths in Guatemala

Archaeologists excavating what they thought was a tomb in northern Guatemala have come to a new conclusion: the site was an ancient steam bath complex used 2,500 years ago. It is an amazing example of advanced Mayan engineering, many centuries before the peak of that civilization.¬†Live Science reports: “In the Maya beliefs, caves and baths […]

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