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Plan of the Old Baths of Pompeii


Jan van der Crabben
by Overbeck
published on 24 November 2011
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Plan of the Old Baths at Pompeii.


A — atrium
B — apodyterium (room for undressing)
C — frigidarium (cool bath)
D — tepidarium (warm room)
E — caldarium (hot bath)
F — thermal chamber
G — women's tepidarium
H — women's apodyterium
J — women's cold bath
K — the servants' atrium
M — chamber for fornacatores (persons in charge of the fires)

a, a2, a3 — entrances to men's baths
b — entrance to women's baths
c, c2 — entrances to furnace rooms
d — circular furnace
e — passages
f — probably an oecus or exedra
g — portico
h — walls
i — small room
m — small vestibule
q — passage to the furnace room
r — mouth of the furnace
x — water closet (latrina)

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Overbeck, . (2011, November 24). Plan of the Old Baths of Pompeii. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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