A masterpiece of Roman art of construction and living: the Carcalla thermal bath
Still today the fascination for the Roman advanced civilisation is unbroken. Especially their art of construction and their highly developed architectural knowledge again and again amazes us. But the Romans not only knew how to construct: As well the care for body and soul was a important part of the Roman life. A cultural good drawing attention to those two pieces of the in an impressing way are the Roman thermal baths. Developed and highly intelligent techniques connected to the highest enjoyment of life.
An architectural journey of discovers through the variety of Roman thermal bath
This model is oriented truthfully towards the main building of the thermal installation built by emperor Carcalla in the year 216 AD. There is to emphasise especially about that complex cut-out-sheet are the two removable roofs, like for example the dome of the Caldarium, that allows a look inside the ancient bathing place!
- set consisting of 10 cut-out-sheets
- scale: 1:600
- size 40x28x10 cm
- level of difficulty: 3 out of 4
A love of detail arousing curiosity
The cut-out-sheet impresses especially with its richness of details and fantastic vividness, which turns it into something precious for the use in lessons. But not only teachers should feel addressed: Who for once himself would like to experience a fantastic walk through the magnificent bathing rooms equipped with mosaics, enjoy the warm and cold baths (Frigadarium and Caldarium), strengthen his body in the Palaestra and swim for a moment in the pool, the natatio? So draw your scissors and glue and go on a marvellous and unique journey of discovery to the Roman culture of bathing!
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