Roof of the Thermae (baths), revealed during the excavation of Pompeii in the early 1800s, by Sir William Gell. A Thermae (public baths) usually had a caldarium (hot bath), tepidarium (warm bath) and frigidarium (cold bath).
Pompeii was an ancient Roman city near Naples in Italy. Pompeii was buried under ~6 m (20 ft) of ash by the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Excavation of Pompeii revealed fascinating details about life in the ancient Roman empire.