Object: Water pipe

Water pipe, spout and tap
Lead and bronze
Probably a house with running water e.g. House of Pansa, Pompeii

Pompeii’s water was carried through a network of lead pipes; junctions, spouts and taps were made of bronze.

SAP No: 17022
Where was this found?
Relation to Daily Life in Pompeii

Water supply

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