Valley Gate in Segesta

Valley Gate in Segesta

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 Contrata Barbaro - Calatafimi-Segesta (TP)

The Gate of the Valley of the Archaeological Park of Segesta was a natural access to the ancient city.
It was built at the end of the 6th century and is part of the lower defensive walls.
The Gate, established in a valley, it was protected by two towers and other rooms used to house war machinery, as evidenced by the presence of a warehouse where 120 balls per catapult were found.

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