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Stage 4
Warm Room

Stage 4
Warm Room

The Warm Room was the heart of the Roman baths.

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In the warm room, Roman bathers would be covered in olive oil to collect sweat and dirt. The oil is then swiped off using a curved metal tool called a Strigil

The Warm Room was known as The Tepidarium. Today we use the word tepid as a description for warm water.

To find out more about how the air and water was heated, visit the Furnace and Hypocaust page.

It was fashionable to have hairless bodies and you could have your hairs plucked out one by one. Ouch!

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Stage 5 - Hot Hall