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Roman water pipes at the Arles Museum of Antiquities, France

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mukluk/174641004/


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Roman toilets - Ephesus, Turkey

http://www.flickr.com/photos/eabod/198262639/


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Villa di Domiziano, Circeo - Here you can see the toilets used by the Romans. The great Emperor Domiziano used to seat there discussing of politics and battles with members of his staff.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/macorig/2061780517/


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Puzzling World, New Zealand - reconstruction of a Roman latrine

http://www.flickr.com/photos/acroamatic/2141985895/


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Puzzling World, New Zealand - reconstruction of a Roman latrine

http://www.flickr.com/photos/acroamatic/2142780058/


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Roman toilet, Turkey

http://www.flickr.com/photos/csabadkari/2201456889/


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Rome's great cloaca (from cloacare, to cleanse) was a huge drainage system that kept the city from filling up with sewage and alluvial mud. In among the pipework is a small shrine to the goddess of love and beauty. [Cloacina was the patron goddess of the Cloaca Maxima and the city’s sewer system and workers. She is thought to have been initially adopted from Etruscan culture. Over time, Cloacina became identified with Venus, the goddess of love . See Sewer History Poster.]

http://www.flickr.com/photos/betsythedevine/2332654055/


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Roman lead pipe

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ferrousfemur/2376880134/


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Latrine at Bet She'an, Israel

http://www.flickr.com/photos/specialkrb/2385850487/in/set-72157604379121244/


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Bet She'an toilets, Israel

http://www.flickr.com/photos/specialkrb/2392017871/


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