Archaeologists have discovered an ancient basin complex near Rome

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient basin complex near Rome

A group of Italian archaeologists discovered an antique basin complex near Rome. This building dates back to the 4th century BC. BC, its length is 48 meters.

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient basin complex near Rome

Scientists said that this structure is 12 meters wide; in the era of Ancient Rome, such a building was considered significant in size. The basin complex dates back to ancient times, it was found by chance during preventive research of the area. A residential complex is supposed to be erected at this place, for this reason, archaeologists decided to study the land plot for the possible discovery of artifacts. Experts believe that the purpose of the complex was its use as an object included in the management system for the distribution of water resources. The pool served as a storage tank for storing rainwater.

The walls are lined with chunks of volcanic material. It was impossible to swim in this tank, as its design differs from the traditional Roman baths of that period. At the same time, this accumulation basin played an important role, it was at the intersection of the path that connected Rome with Ostia, a colony of Ancient Rome.

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