The unique pipeline of the Middle Ages raised 200 meters water without any pump

The unique medieval pipeline raised water 200 meters without any pumpA photo from open sources

The ruins of Alamut Castle, which are located in the province of Qazvin modern Iran, have long been interested in archaeologists, but as it seemed Researchers, in this building nothing can be found interesting. But no, as recently reported by TehranTimes, Iranian archaeologists have discovered something amazing here – plumbing, which is at least ten centuries old.

Alamut Mountain Fortress was built in the 9th century, throughout the following centuries, it was a haven and a reliable base for early Ismailis – assassins who were known as irreconcilable enemies of the crusaders.

Experts, to their surprise, once discovered in the ruins a thriving assassin’s fortress the remains of the aqueduct which consisted of a dam and a complex system of tunnels and gutters, thanks whereby the water rose to a height of at least 200 meters. Because the the fortress was on top of a mountain, such a complex engineering the water supply facility for Alamut residents is simply amazing the imagination of a modern person who believes in most cases that in the Middle Ages, even in a “civilized” Europe was not nothing like this. It turns out that the inhabitants of that time in the territory modern Iran were a much more advanced civilization than medieval Europe. However, this is not the only evidence. inconvenient historical truth that the modern western world doesn’t want to recognize and accept …

By the way, in Iran you can find much more ancient water pipes, for example, in the city of Gonabad there is a kyariz, which is 3 for thousands of years, moreover, it is active, supplying clean drinking water 40 thousand inhabitants so far …

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