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The Roman Mill at Barbegal

The astonishing water mill complex at Barbegal in Provence used to be considered a product of late antiquity, but the discovery of a coin of Trajan (AD 98-117) embedded in the plaster of the aqueduct has led to a reconsideration of the place of hydraulic technology in the earlier Roman empire.

Professor Kevin Butcher talks about what this discovery and what it means for the study of Classics


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Clearing 2013