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Terracotta water pipes were used quite widely in towns and cities throughout the Roman Empire. This rectangular pipe is slightly tapered at one end to allow it to be slotted into other pipes. Unlike their lead counterparts, terracotta pipes could be repaired quite easily and were also cheaper to produce.

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