Archaeologists Uncover 2,400-Year-Old Flush Toilet In China

  • Archaeologists in Yueyang City, China, have reportedly uncovered what may be a 2,400-year-old flush toilet system.
  • The researchers made the discovery during an excavation of two enormous buildings within palace ruins in Shaanxi province, once the capital of a plethora of Chinese dynasties, according to Ancient Origins. The structure of the toilet system shows a clear flush element, which may have been used some 2,200-2,400 years ago, during the Warring States period and Han Dynasty.
  • The entire system has yet to be uncovered, but the current discoveries suggest that China was home to a far more technologically advanced society than previously believed.
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