The Roman aqueduct
A shallow gorge runs southwest (1.5km) from Aghiades to the main Pythagoreio–Chora road, joining it 2.8km west of Pythagoreio, and a short distance west of the junction for the airport and the Heraion. A little after half-way, the gorge is crossed by the ruins of a Roman aqueduct of the 1st century ad, built to supplement the tunnel of Eupalinos as the source of the city’s water, after the latter had begun to deliver a diminishing supply due to calcification of the pipes and blockage with mud. The source of water which the Romans used was at Myli, 7km west of Ancient Samos . The aqueduct runs superficially for a large portion of its overall length, follow the contours of the hills: but at this point an arched bridge to cross the gorge was inevitable. The last segment of its water-channel crossed the city from west to east at a level slightly lower than that of the Archaic aqueduct.
Samos Island is part of the Northern Aegean Island Group, Greece.