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.
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Keywords: aqueduct Caligula Claudius aqua Claudia aqua Anio Novus pozzolan concrete opus caementicum opus quadratum opus signinum tufa peperino specus
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