Kalgoorlie – Ancient Rome display at Museum of the Goldfields

While visiting the Kalgoorlie Museum of the Goldfields we found a special exhibit about ancient Rome with working example of some of the inventions they created including…

  • The first land odometer
  • The first naval odometer
  • How they built their roads
  • The Groma – used by surveyors to lay out land boundaries
  • The abacus
  • Meridian Sundial
  • Water Wheel

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