Waterworks in the Athenian Agora

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Preserved beneath the surface of the Agora are thousands of terracotta pipes, stone drainage channels, and lead pressure lines. These form a complex chain of waterworks, constructed and repaired over many different periods. This book discusses the complex engineering that channeled fresh water into the Agora and disposed of waste water, and shows some of the ornate wells and fountain houses where ancient Athenians gathered to drink and bathe.
 

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
4
Section 3
8
Section 4
10
Section 5
13
Section 6
16
Section 7
17
Section 8
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Section 9
27
Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
30
Section 13
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About the author (1968)

Mabel Lang (1917-2010) was the Katharine E. McBride Professor Emeritus and Paul Shorey Professor Emeritus of Greek at Bryn Mawr College. She authored or coauthored nine books published by the ASCSA.

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