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Did you hear Scientists have identified the presence of a non-tobacco plant in ancient Maya drug containers for the first time?

Scientists identify contents of ancient Maya drug containers
Date:
January 15, 2021
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Washington State University
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Scientists have identified the presence of a non-tobacco plant in ancient Maya drug containers for the first time. The researchers detected Mexican marigold (Tagetes lucida) in residues taken from 14 miniature Maya ceramic vessels. The vessels also contain chemical traces present in two types of dried and cured tobacco.https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/01/210115110339.htm https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/01/210115110339.htm

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No. Pretty cool.
I love archeology and anthropology.
To me, technology advancements aside, we've changed very little.
Our general behaviors are essentially the same.
That's a little frightening because the fall of our societies have almost always been due to our behaviors.
We still have all the same weaknesses and flaws.
Maybe we'll grow out of that someday.

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