aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

Places to Go

The Romans loved their plumbing. This one comes from Vindolanda, a Roman fort along Hadrian's Wall in the north of Britain. Posted beside it was a photograph of a group of college students sitting on boards to show how many soldiers could be accommodated at one time. Signs at Vindolana are posted in several languages, including Latin.

Regimental Latrine Regimental Latrine In its day, this would have had wooden seats over the stone trenches on three sides; note the outflow on the downhill end

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