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Waterworks in the Athenian Agora
by Mabel Lang




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Preserved beneath the surface of the Agora are thousands of terracotta pipes, stone drainage channels, and lead pressure lines. These form a complex chain of waterworks, constructed and repaired over many different periods. This book discusses the complex engineering that channeled fresh water into the Agora and disposed of waste water, and shows some of the ornate wells and fountain houses where ancient Athenians gathered to drink and bathe.

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Overview

Preserved beneath the surface of the Agora are thousands of terracotta pipes, stone drainage channels, and lead pressure lines. These form a complex chain of waterworks, constructed and repaired over many different periods. This book discusses the complex engineering that channeled fresh water into the Agora and disposed of waste water, and shows some of the ornate wells and fountain houses where ancient Athenians gathered to drink and bathe.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780876616116
  • ISBN-10: 0876616112
  • Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athen
  • Publish Date: November 1968
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 17-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.4 x 5 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2 pounds

Series: Agora Picture Book #11

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