1914 Print Cloaca Maxima Sewer Roman Engineering Tiber River San Giorgio XHD8
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This is an original 1914 black and white halftone print of the ancient Roman Cloaca Maxima in Italy, which is recognized as one of the oldest sewage systems in the world. This public work is thought to have been erected around 600 BC under the commission of Tarquinius Priscus, King of Rome. The great engineering feat was executed by Etruscan engineers, as well as by poor Roman natives. The underground civil engineering is said to have been crafted by Tarquinius Superbus, the seventh and last King of Rome.
This 97+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 4.5 inches; 17 x 11 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: tower, ruins, drainage