Archaeologists Discover Main Aqueduct of Ancient Odessos
Bulgarian archaeologists have discovered the main aqueduct which brought water into the Ancient Thracian, Greek, and Roman city of Odessos (Odessus), the predecessor of today’s Black Sea city of Varna, during the Late Antiquity period.
Rescue excavations conducted on the construction site of a residential building in today’s downtown have allowed archaeologists from the Varna Museum of Archaeology to discover the exact spot where the aqueduct enters the fortress wall of the ancient Black Sea city of Odessos (known in Roman times as Odessus), Assist. Prof. Dr. Hristo Kuzov has told the Bulgarian state news agency BTA.
“Because of the construction of a residential building we started rescue excavations during which we unearthed the main aqueduct of the Late Antiquity city of Odessos exactly at the point where it goes through the fortress wall,” explains Kuzov. Read more.