Roman Road Surface


Mark Cartwright
published on 15 September 2014
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A section of a Roman road with a typical polygonal stone surface. The stones also show the ruts made by Roman wheeled vehicles. This section is beneath the Arco dei Gavi, a 1st century CE arch in Verona, Italy.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, September 15). Roman Road Surface. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Road Surface." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 15, 2014.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Road Surface." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 15 Sep 2014. Web. 28 Oct 2020.

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