Ancient hydraulic works

Orchomenos dam

Use: Flood Prevention
Construction era: Mycanean
Types: Dam
Operation era: Mycanean
Location: Greece - Peloponnese
  • G. De Feo, P. Laureano, L. W. Mays and A. N. Aggelakis: Water supply management technologies in the Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations, Evolution of Water Supply through the Millennia, London, 2012

Orchomenos dam had a length of 2100 m and a height of 2 m.

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