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Roman Latrine, Hierapolis


Carole Raddato
published on 14 January 2016
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The latrine along Frontinus Street (colonnaded street) at Hierapolis in Phrygia (modern-day Turkey), built in the end of the 1st century CE. The room is divided longitudinally by a row of columns that supported a roof composed of travertine blocks.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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