Greek/Roman town of Tyndaris, now Tindari, Sicily--page 2 (of two pages)







Views of the town--center: looking back up to the decumanus

 

Views of the town with one of the cross-streets

 

A room of a surviving residence with a colorful mosaic

 

Impluvium

In the atrium, the front room of a Roman house, there was an opening in the roof and an impluvium, or sunken area, beneath it to catch rain water.
 

A row of buildings comprise the various baths, important in Roman cities

These baths have mosaics with black and white tesserae.
 
 
 
 




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