News (Ancient) Down the drain: lost items reveal Roman bath activities

By Pixie, in 'Latin Culture', Jan 11, 2013.

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    A new study of objects lost down the drains in the bathhouses from the Roman Empire reveals that people got up to all sorts of things in these gathering places. They bathed, of course, but they also adorned themselves with trinkets, snacked on finger foods and even did needlework.
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    http://www.livescience.com/26202-drain-lost-items-roman-baths.html
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