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Original source of water?

Deep well on site

2

Where about was it? (in the forum)

East of forum

3

What was it 'central' of?

Main north-south and west-east roads

4

When was it available? (in basic form)

4th BC

5

What was its significance?

1st public bath facility in Pompeii

6

When was it enhanced?

Late 2nd century BC

7

What happened when Pompeii's aqueduct was built?

It was enhanced again

8

What did the central palaestra give?

Space for exercise and sport

9

What was on three sides?

Portico

10

What did the portio on the three sides consist of?

Columns of simple tufa

11

What were the columns of simple tufa later decorated with?

Stucco

12

Where were the mens bath suite?

West

13

Where were the womens bath suites?

North

14

In the mens baths; what were the ceilings like?

Barrel-vaulted

15

In the mens baths; what was the decoration like?

Flavian period stucco decoration on walls and vaulting

16

What did the portico on three sides offer?

Shade

17

Why was the adopyterium linked to tepidarium?

Adjustion to the climate

18

What was the apodyterium?

The undressing room (changing room)

19

What was the tepidarium?

Warm room heated with underfloor heating

20

What was next to the furnace?

Apsed hall

21

What was in the APSED hall?

tank (for hot bathing) and a fountain (to cleanse hands)

22

How was the frigidarium accessed?

Direct from changing room

23

What did the frigidarium have?

Early concrete dome; circular tank for bathing

24

When was the notation (swimming pool) added?

Late 1st century AD

25

What was a limitation of the women's baths?

They were smaller and a lot more limited

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However, what is a good thing about the women's baths?

They are lucky they even got one