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SCOLACIUM AQUEDUCT

Site : Scolacium Sub Site : Aqueduct Location : Borgia, Calabria, Italy Period: Roman

430

Description:

The aqueduct discovered in the countryside surrounding Borgia and tracing back to the town of Scolacium was detected at km. 2,400 of national road for Borgia. It catched the water in the creek Fiumarella developing along the axis north/west of penetration toward the inside. The ancient structure supports in part the modern road and for this reason keep in sight still part of the remains. It was constituted by imposing arches of 2.30 m of light, supported by pillars in bricks, which still preserve in the intrados traces of plaster coating, while at no point the upper part of the conduct is keeping fine.

Final study of CulMe-WeOnCT project  
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