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Location

Autonomous region:
Extremadura

Province/Island:
Badajoz

Badajoz

Description

It is about 5km from the city of Mérida, built in the waters of a lagoon and it takes its name from a plaque found in the 18th century invoking the goddess Persephone. The wall is made of earth and cement covered with granite blocks forming a slope. The water reaches Mérida via a long water pipe and the Aqueduct of Los Milagros (the Miracles).

Construction:
Civil engineering

Artistic period:
Classical-Roman

Historic period:
Romanisation (A.D.)

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