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Aqueduct 1
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View looking northwest.

The aqueduct brought water to Aspendos from the Isaurian Mountains 14 mi. [19 km.] distant. The water ran from right to left in this image. Visible is a tower–like structure, preserved to a height of 100 ft. [30 m.] from which the water descended in a sealed siphon. It passed through a low area before ascending another tower from where it entered the city.

The aqueduct dates to the second century A.D.

For brief a description of the significance of Aspendos click here.

For a detailed description of the aqueduct system at Aspendos Click Here.