Sposoby gromadzenia oraz magazynowania zasobów wodnych w klasycznej kulturze nizinnych majów (iii–ix/x wiek n.e.)

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the Maya
Central America
water management
water lily
ancient civilisations

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Jagodziński, K. (2014). Sposoby gromadzenia oraz magazynowania zasobów wodnych w klasycznej kulturze nizinnych majów (iii–ix/x wiek n.e.). Studia Europaea Gnesnensia, (10), 31–52. https://doi.org/10.14746/seg.2014.10.2


Ththe Maya, Central America, water, water management, aguadas, chultunes, water lily, ancient civilisations e main task of this paper is to demonstrate how the ancient Maya solved the problem of collecting and storing water, which due to geological and hydrological conditions was in very short supply at a certain period. For this reason, the indigenous population developed a range of methods which enabled them to resolve the problem; for instance, they built reservoirs or utilised natural hollows to increase the capacity of water storage. This study aims to present their major hydrotechnological measures, which permitted normal functioning of a society in the very demanding climatic conditions.


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