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Ancient “road reflectors”

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Ancient "road reflectors"
Ancient "road reflectors"

In ancient Rome, the roads were often strewn with white stones (the so-called “cat’s eyes”), which reflected the moonlight and thus acted as modern street lamps or road reflectors, helping people to walk/ride after dark. The photo shows the Roman road in Pompeii.

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