Frigidarium


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Frigidarium

The cold water swimming bath in a Roman bath.

frigidarium

The cold section of a Roman bath, sometimes including a swimming pool (piscina). Also see bath, 3.
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Whether under the stars or indoors, winter or summer alike, the set of three Roman Baths (tepidarium, caldarium then frigidarium) provide contrasting sensations never to be forgotten.
Found in the southeast corner of the south six-piered hall of frigidarium in the Roman Baths, it made headlines all over the world.
They think that the room, or frigidarium, contained a gallery of Antonine emperors and their spouses.
These two bathing scenes are the only genre scenes in the bath complex, the decoration of which consists of marine motifs, including Venus aided in her adornment by an eros holding an open jewel box in the frigidarium's main apse.
The statues once lined a frigidarium - a cold bathing room used by citizens after they had soaked in hot water.
Plunging from the steamy heat of the hammam into the ice-cooled waters of the frigidarium is a wake-up experience like no other.