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Baths of Trajan

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Ruins of the baths of Trajan, a massive public bath complex built on top of the Domus Aurea after Nero's palace was filled with rubble. This photograph is of the southwestern exedra.

Insula of Diana and Surrounding Town

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The Insula of Diana is so named for a terra-cotta plaque in the building's courtyard. Only two of the floors survive, but a typical Roman insula contained 4-5 floors. The lower apartments were more desirable than the upper rooms that required a treacherous climb. Nearby the insula there is evidence of daily life of the inhabitants including theā€¦