Roman Latrine, Ephesos

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 18 June 2012
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The communal latrine at Ephesos. Fresh water continuously ran down the channel in the floor in front of the seats for users to wash their hands (1st century CE).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, June 18). Roman Latrine, Ephesos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/697/roman-latrine-ephesos/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Latrine, Ephesos." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 18, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/697/roman-latrine-ephesos/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Latrine, Ephesos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Jun 2012. Web. 29 Jul 2021.