Trajan's Market

Trajan’s Market

Trajan’s Market was a landmark brick and concrete structure built in the heart of Rome in the early 2nd century AD.

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Archimedes Screw

Archimedes Screw

This device was a human-powered water pump, probably invented in the 3rd century BC by the great Greek mathematician and inventor, Archimedes.

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Roman Construction Crane

Roman Construction Crane

This robust machine was used for heavy lifting on most of the major construction projects of the Roman Imperial Era.

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The Pantheon

The Pantheon

The Roman Pantheon is one of the most extraordinary buildings that have survived from the ancient world.

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Pantheon Internal Structure

Pantheon Internal Structure

This model shows the Roman Pantheon with the upper portion of its cylindrical wall removed, to illustrate the configuration of its internal structure.

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Temple of Concordia at Agrigento

Temple of Concordia at Agrigento

The Temple of Concordia at Agrigento, Sicily, is one of the world’s best preserved Greek Doric temples.

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Hypocaust

The hypocaust was a Roman under-floor heating system, used in baths and private residences.

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The Hatra Ballista

The Hatra Ballista was a Roman siege catapult powered by torsion springs consisting of rope bundles made from animal sinew.

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Roman Mill Complex at Barbegal

This model depicts the incredible Roman watermill complex at Barbegal, France.

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Waterwheel at the Barbegal Mill

Waterwheel and Mill Apparatus

This is a cutaway view of one waterwheel and its associated millstone and gearing at the Roman Barbegal mill complex.

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Vitruvius’s Basilica at Fano

This building is the only structure known to have been designed by the great Roman engineer, Marcus Vitruvius Pollio.

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Gresham Street Bucket Wheel

Archeological remains of this Roman water-lifting device were discovered at Gresham Street in downtown London in 2001.

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