Roman Latrine, Ostia

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Carole Raddato
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published on 28 February 2014

The communal latrine at Ostia. This public latrine (forica) was installed near the Forum Baths, perhaps when the Baths themselves were repaired in the Late Empire (4th century CE).


About the Author

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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