Three large tubs, interconnecting but without a drainage system, and five oval basins, where the workers washed the fabric by trampling on it, in the triclinium of the Fullonica di Stefanus, or Fullonica of Stephanus, a laundry in Pompeii, Italy. Pompeii is a Roman town which was destroyed and buried under 4-6 m of volcanic ash in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Buildings and artefacts were preserved in the ash and have been excavated and restored. Pompeii is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Three large tubs, interconnecting but without a drainage system, and five oval basins, where the workers washed the fabric by trampling on it, in the triclinium of the Fullonica di Stefanus, or Fullonica of Stephanus, a laundry in Pompeii, Italy. Pompeii is a Roman town which was destroyed and buried under 4-6 m of volcanic ash in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Buildings and artefacts were preserved in the ash and have been excavated and restored. Pompeii is listed as a UNESCO World...
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