Aqueduct of Ancient Rome

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An aqueduct is a bridge that was used by Ancient Romans that convey water over irregular terrain. The word “aqueduct” means “to lead water”. In some cases they are large enough to transport boats from one waterway to another.

  • Characteristics: This marvel of Roman engineering features a section of aqueduct with six archways. This hand-painted model is accurately detailed to reflect the rugged stone structure of the Roman aqueduct.
  • Size and Color: Ancient Rome figures range from 1.5 inches to 3 inches tall. This aqueduct is a weathered cream color with a reddish brown wash to bring out its details.
  • The Aqueduct  is part of the Ancient Rome collection.
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.

History:

Though commonly associated with Ancient Rome, it is believed that aqueducts were originally utilized by the Minoans in the year 2000 BC. Roman aqueducts were bridges made of brick, concrete or stone that transported water from its source to towns and cities for various purposes. Roman aqueducts were especially well built, and some are still used today.

  • Recommended Age: 3+
  • UPC: 095866500900