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Health and wellbeing in the ancient world
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1.2 Introducing Roman toilets

Video 2 shows some of the arrangements found in Ostia, the port of Rome. What are insulae? Where were toilets placed in Ostia and how did they work?

As you watch, think back to what you learned about facial reconstruction [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] in Week 2, and reflect on how literary and archaeological sources illuminate each other.

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Video 2 Introducing Roman toilets
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