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Tunnel of Eupalinos

General Information

Beginning of works: 550 B.C.
Completion: 560 B.C.
Status: out of service

Project Type

Structure: Unlined tunnel
Function / usage: Water supply tunnel
Construction method: Manual excavation

Location

Location: , , ,
Coordinates: 37° 41' 40.44" N    26° 55' 48.11" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

length 1 036 m
tunnel section area ca. 1.80 m × 1.80 m

Chronology

1882

First attempts by the inhabitants of Samos to clear the tunnel.

1971
- 1973

The German Archaeological Institute of Athens clears the tunnel.

Participants

Engineering

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20022397
  • Date created
    24/07/2006
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014