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Water-pipe
Institute and Museum of the History of Science

Water-pipe

Lead, 1st cent. A.D.
Pompeii, House of the Vettii
Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompei, inv. 15055

This is part of a lead piping system installed, after the aqueduct had been built, to bring water from the main cistern to the private residence where it was used, among other things, for the fountains of the garden.