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Piscina Mirabilis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 04, 2020 11:22 PM History
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A freshwater cistern at Bacoli on the Gulf of Naples, the Piscina Mirabilis likely provided sailors of the Roman fleet with drinking water. Its capacity is estimated at 12,600 cubic meters.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


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Jeffrey Becker, 'Piscina Mirabilis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/812127750> [accessed: 20 September 2020]

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