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Mayan fountain unearthed in Palenque

USA Today has posted an interesting article about the fountain found late last year in the Mayan city of Palenque. Excavations reveal the 217-foot-long, spring-fed "Piedras Bolas" aqueduct underneath Palenque was designed to narrow at its end, producing a high-pressure fountain.  It's the first example of deliberately-engineered hydraulic pressure

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