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Bulla Regia

Bulla Regia

1. Underground palace

2. Humbler mansions

3. House of Amphitrite

4. Memmian baths

5. Toilets, fresh air and water

6. The theatre

7. The Forum


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Toilets, fresh air and water
Bulla Regia, Tunisia

Ancient air conditioning.

Bulla Regia, Tunisia

Water pipes.

Bulla Regia, Tunisia

Private bath.

The second most interesting thing about Bulla Regia, after the underground mansions, are the many clear examples of ancient air conditioning systems and toilets.
An important, trivial thing which usually has been flushed into history's oblivion. But if you ask yourself when standing in an ancient ruin how people solved all those little everyday problems, it can be hard to imagine the answer. At Bulla Regia some good examples of just that have survived!
Bulla Regia, Tunisia

Twin toilet.

By Tore Kjeilen