The secret history of ancient toilets

@article{Wald2016TheSH,
  title={The secret history of ancient toilets},
  author={Chelsea Wald},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2016},
  volume={533},
  pages={456-458}
}
  • C. Wald
  • Published 26 May 2016
  • History
  • Nature
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