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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 687 Rome

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 we had some doubts, and followed it back towards the Forum where, half way, in the basement of another old mill we found the veritable Cloaca.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The attendant lowerd [sic] a candle and for a considerable distance the upper arch had been removed in places giving us a good view- Is now half filled up but was formerly fifteen feet in diameter at the base

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Above it was a second story for the use of the Palaces, +c as though they could’nt all use the same sewer-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Both still in operation-

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 Near the entrance to this mill stands a massive stone arch, with four entrances, the street having passed through it at right angles, its object unknown, supposed to have been a kind of exchange or a protection to poultry dealers as it stood in the Cattle Forum which extended thence to the river, called the Janus Quadrifrons, or four fronted arch. Each side having niches for statuary, with corrugated arches in their tops- In front of this arch (on the side photographed) stands the square graceless single arch erected by the merchants and money changers of this “Forum Boarium” as a compliment to the memory of the wife of Empr Severus called the “Arcus Argentarius” elaborately covered with sculpture of an inferior grade but as good as that age afforded (AD 195)

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 The church of “San Giorgio in Velabro” has been joined on to it, built in the fourth century and since then several times

8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 [-Arcus Argentarius-]

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