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The concept of bridging long spans with cables, flexible tension members, antecedes recorded history (Art. 15.1). Known ancient uses of metal cables include the following: A short length of copper cable discovered in the ruins of Ninevah, near Babylon, is estimated to have been made in about 685 B.C. in the Kingdom of Assyria. A piece of bronze rope was discovered in the ruins

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