A local citizen visiting the baths
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The figure shows a local man visiting the baths, as the inhabitants of Augusta Raurica would have done. He has brought along his oil and body scraper to cleanse his skin. He is going to have a bath, a massage and a conversation with his friends.
Mouth of a bottle for bath oil. Glass. Augusta Raurica, Upper Town Insula 21.
Body scraper (Lat. strigilis) used to scrape the oil off one’s body after a sweat bath. Bronze. Augusta Raurica, findspot unknown.