Pompeii's Wool Industry
Lecture no. 15 from the course: Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City
Taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
In the first of two lectures exploring the industrial life of Pompeii, enter the world of wool workers by visiting a typical fullonica—the ancient equivalent of a modern dry-cleaner. Investigate the methods, tools, and workspace used by these service people.