Aqueduct of Claudius (Aqua Claudia). Water conduits of aqua Claudia and aqua Anio Novus
1st century CE. Rome, Park of Aqueducts Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Aqueduct of Claudius (Aqua Claudia). Water conduits of aqua Claudia and aqua Anio Novus.

1st century CE.

Rome, Park of Aqueducts

Description:
The same set of arches carries two water conduits (specus): the upper one for Anius Novus is made of pozzolan concrete (opus caementicum) and plastered from inside with layer of a watertight concrete (opus signinum). The lower specus of Aqua Claudia is made of peperino stone. The vault of the presented part of Anio Novus is ruined.

Camera point:

Latitude: N 41d 50m 40,07s
Longitude: E 12d 33m 47,92s

Credits:
2010. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
2011. Details: Ilya Shurygin.
Keywords: aqueduct Caligula Claudius aqua Claudia aqua Anio Novus pozzolan concrete opus caementicum opus quadratum opus signinum tufa peperino specus
History of Ancient Rome