First stone bridge

Pons Aemilius, built across the Tiber Riber in Rome, Italy, in 179 BCE, is considered the first stone bridge

Date:
      179 BCE
Name(s):
      Pons Aemilius
Occupation:
      Builder
Location:
      Rome, Italy


Additional Information:

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