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Jerwan aqueduct ruins • جه‌روانه‌ • جروانة

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The Bavian-Khazir canal included an aqueduct of concrete and stone to crossed over a deep wadi (seasonal streambed). Located near Jerwan village, the ruins are called the Jerwan aqueduct. The aqueduct is over 9m tall, 22m wide, and 280m long. It used 2 million stone blocks, each averaging 50x50x65cm. This type of monumental structure is unknown elsewhere before Roman times.

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It was an aesthetic design and an expression of the empire's power, with smooth concrete surfacing on top to conduct water, and decorative facing on the side with monumental cuneiform inscriptions.

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