Monday, 06 December 2021 09:17 GMT

2,000 years old sewage scheme to be discovered in southwestern Turkey


(MENAFN) 2,000 years old sewage scheme was discovered in southwestern Turkey while digging.

According to Bahadir Duman, leader of the excavation group and a professor at the Archeology Department of the Pamukkale University, The Roman-era sewage scheme which height is 160 centimeters (5.2 feet) and 70 centimeters (2.3 feet) wide, was founded in the ancient city of Tripolis in the Buldan district of the Denizli region.

He continued by stating "The gigantic sewage system has dimensions that a person can easily enter and walk in."

Duman also declared "The difference between the system in Tripolis and the others is that the sewers have been preserved until today. The main sewage system is one of the rare examples. Thus, it's important” mentioning that the sewerage scheme shows the Roman structural design and engineering.


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