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Paving Rome's roads with sampietrini began during the 16th century, and the first cobblestones were made by trimming larger basalt blocks that had been used to pave the roads of ancient Rome. Smoother and stronger than terracotta bricks, sampietrini soon covered almost all streets in medieval Rome.
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This compared two approaches used to analyze a modular pedestrian pavement made of hexagonal basalt pavers. In presence of occasional heavy traffic
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Basalt lion in Piazza del Campidoglio. Basalt is a dark and hard igneous rock used for sculpture by the ancient Egyptians. In Rome basalt is limited to Egyptian statues. A basaltic lava was used by the
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Jun 15, 2019· Rome to remove iconic cobblestones from traffic-clogged streets and replace them with asphalt Save Sanpietrini cobbles in Piazza Navona, Rome Credit: Basic Elements Photography
Jul 21, 2015· In the outskirts of Rome there are numerous basalt quarries which for centuries, provided the city with building blocks. Basalt is a particularly hard stone, difficult to cut, but extremely durable.
Cardus maximus, basalt paved Roman era road, sewer channel, at Archaeological Site of Tharros, municipality of Cabras, Sardinia, Italy The pattern of tradition Portuguese pavement mosaic designed with black and white stones of basalt
Nowadays, Sampietrini in Rome are being largely replaced, but are still used in slow traffic areas, such as the historical centre, in areas such as Trastevere, and will surely remain part of the local Roman culture. An interesting note: these basalt