Toilet Invention

An examination of one of the most basic and most important inventions, the toilet.

This paper discusses how certain inventions have totally revolutionized the way humans function. The basic invention of the flushing toilet is discussed, while looking at its history and development.
“There are many views on the history of the flushing toilet. Various records that show ?the invention of the flush toilet goes at least back to the time of King Minos on the Island of Crete sometime around 1700 BC. “The Sea Kings of Crete were renowned for their extravagant bathrooms, running hot and cold water systems, and fountains constructed with fabulous jewels and workings of gold and silver” (Privy 5). Some of the first latrines included a fully enclosed closets with hollowed chairs for privacy in common areas.”