Latrina Public Toilets In Ephesus

Latrina Public Toilets In Ephesus
The latrina built in the first century A.D. are the public toilets of Ephesus. The toilets were ranged side by side with no partition between them. In the middle was a square pool. The floor was paved with mosaics.. There was a charge to use them.

Probably the worlds first public toilets. The trench in front had fresh running water. Located at the heart of Ephesus, at the junction of two main roads, this was surely the premiere public toilet of the city. Romans often used public toilets which were connected to the sewer system. It was a place to talk politics, sports, and about the days' events.

Ancient public bathrooms. Not much privacy, and to top it off they had a lot more bathrooms for men than women. Public toilets, part of the Scholastica Baths and built in the 1C AD. They were the public toilets of the city. There was an entrance fee to use them.

In the centre, there is an uncovered pool and the toilets are aligned along the walls. The columns surrounding the pool supported a wooden ceiling. There was a drainage system under the toilets.

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