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At Las Capas, people farmed 1,200 years B.C.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Arrowheads and artifacts like these have been discovered all around the wastewater treatment facility.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Using the land that was home to nearly 150 people thousands of years ago, archaeologists are attempting to grow corn, and succeeding.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Archaeologist James Vint holds a metate found during excavation at Pima County's Ina Road wastewater treatment facility. It is suspected the metate was used to grind pigments.
Randy Mecalf/The Explorer, Pit houses, canals and streams have been unearthed revealing an area used for growing crops and sustaining life for around 150 people around 1200 B.C.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Archaeologist Gene Espinosa slowly uncovered an area suspected to be a site of interest within the archaeological dig at Pima County's Ina Road wastewater treatment facility.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Archaeologist James Vint points out sediment deposits in a cross section of an irrigation canal unearthed at Pima County's Ina Road wastewater treatment facility. It is estimated the land was used for farming more than 3,000 years ago.