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Stepping stones in the streets of Pompeii: allowed people to cross the street without stepping in the road muck -- AND stepping stones were all a regulated size so wagons could pass over them.

Pompeii: stepping stones in the streets allowed people to cross the street w/out stepping in the road muck: stepping stones were all a regulated size so wagons could pass over them

Pompeii

Etruscan road in Pompeii. Via di Mercurio. One of the main roads in Pompeii. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried in meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 C.

VII.16.a Pompeii. May 2015. Room 9, column on south side. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

VII.16.a Pompeii. May 2015. Room 9, column on south side. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.