Flashcards in Baths - Pompeii - Stabian Baths Deck (26):
Original source of water?
Deep well on site
Where about was it? (in the forum)
East of forum
What was it 'central' of?
Main north-south and west-east roads
When was it available? (in basic form)
What was its significance?
1st public bath facility in Pompeii
When was it enhanced?
Late 2nd century BC
What happened when Pompeii's aqueduct was built?
It was enhanced again
What did the central palaestra give?
Space for exercise and sport
What was on three sides?
What did the portio on the three sides consist of?
Columns of simple tufa
What were the columns of simple tufa later decorated with?
Where were the mens bath suite?
Where were the womens bath suites?
In the mens baths; what were the ceilings like?
In the mens baths; what was the decoration like?
Flavian period stucco decoration on walls and vaulting
What did the portico on three sides offer?
Why was the adopyterium linked to tepidarium?
Adjustion to the climate
What was the apodyterium?
The undressing room (changing room)
What was the tepidarium?
Warm room heated with underfloor heating
What was next to the furnace?
What was in the APSED hall?
tank (for hot bathing) and a fountain (to cleanse hands)
How was the frigidarium accessed?
Direct from changing room
What did the frigidarium have?
Early concrete dome; circular tank for bathing
When was the notation (swimming pool) added?
Late 1st century AD
What was a limitation of the women's baths?
They were smaller and a lot more limited