The Fullonica of Stephanus in Pompeii

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Carole Raddato
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The Fullonica of Stephanus in Pompeii

The Follonica of Stephanus (also called Fullery of Stephanus) is one of the most important and complete laundries found in Pompeii where manufactured cloth was washed and stain removed. Stephanus' laundry was built just after the earthquake of 62 CE, transforming a private house into a modern factory. At the centre of the atrium of the ancient domus, the impluvium was converted into a tub for washing.

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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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Raddato, C. (2019, September 23). The Fullonica of Stephanus in Pompeii. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11257/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Fullonica of Stephanus in Pompeii." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 23, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11257/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Fullonica of Stephanus in Pompeii." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Sep 2019. Web. 29 May 2020.

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