Visual Timeline: Aqueduct

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1900 BCE: The first aqueducts were constructed in Mesopotamia and on Minoan Crete
 
 
1400 BCE: The Mycenaeans constructed aqueducts at Tiryns and Mycenae.
 
 
850 BCE: Long-distance aqueducts including tunnels were constructed in the Assyrian empire.
 
 
750 BCE: Sophisticated networks of aqueducts are constructed at Babylon.
 
 
580 BCE: Long-distance aqueducts were constructed at Samos and Athens.
 
 
312 BCE: Rome's first aqueduct constructed, the 16km long Aqua Appia.
 
 
272 BCE - 269 BCE: Rome's Anio Vetus aqueduct constructed.
 
 
250 BCE: Syracuse is supplied by three aqueducts.
 
 
200 BCE: Pergamon is supplied by a sophisticated network of aqueducts.
 
 
144 BCE - 140 BCE: Rome's 91 km long Aqua Marcia aqueduct constructed.
 
 
80 BCE: Roman aqueduct built at Pompeii.
 
50 CE: The largest Roman aqueduct, 49m high, completed at Pont du Gard.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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