Sunday, November 27, 2022

Villa from Roman times

Ruins of a first-century upper-class Roman villa. This atrium, or porch, would have led into a common room inside. Note skylight letting in rain on the pool below, now in weeds. A large house like this would have required many slaves. Photo by Reta Finger.

Ruins of a first-century upper-class Roman villa. This atrium, or porch, would have led into a common room inside. Note skylight letting in rain on the pool below, now in weeds. A large house like this would have required many slaves. Photo by Reta Finger.

Roman mosaic from Dougga, Tunisia (2nd century AD). Photo by Pascal Radigue.

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