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The Ancient Aqueduct of Carthage

The Ancient Aqueduct of Carthage

view overlooking the ancient Aqueduct of Carthage, specifically the Zaghouan Aqueduct, also known as the Aqueduct of Hadrian. This remarkable Roman engineering feat served as a vital water supply system for the historic city of Carthage. Stretching an impressive total of 132 kilometers, it stood among the longest aqueducts constructed during the time of the Roman Empire. The structure itself comprises a series of arches, typically constructed using stone or brick, that support the elevated water channels. The aqueduct's historical significance is palpable, representing a testament to the advanced engineering and hydraulic technologies employed by the Romans. It stands as a testament to their ability to harness and transport water over long distances, sustaining the needs of thriving cities like Carthage.

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The Ancient Aqueduct of Carthage
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