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1,200-Year-Old Telephone, Amazing Invention of the Ancient Chimu Civilization.

A 1,200-year-old telephone, a marvel of ancient invention, surprises almost all who hear about it. Reportedly found in in the ruins of Chan Chan, Peru, the delicate communication artifact is known as the earliest example of telephone technology in the Western Hemisphere. This seemingly out-of-place-artifact is evidence of the impressive innovation of the coastal Chimu people in the Río Moche Valley of northern Peru. Ramiro Matos, curator of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) told Smithsonian,

  1 year ago ago
1,200-Year-Old Telephone, Amazing Invention of the Ancient Chimu Civilization.