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Reconstruction of the Olmeda Roman Villa, Spain. La Olmeda Roman Villa is a well-preserved 4th cent. CE Roman home in Palencia in Spain. Spanning 3,000 square metres and comprised of 27 rooms, La Olmeda Roman Villa is best known for its mosaics, the most important of which depict great mythological scenes and can be found in its main hall. Several of the rooms in Olmeda Roman Villa also still contain the remains of the Roman under floor heating systems known as hypocausts.
Compluvium, Impluvium y Atrium (almacienamiento de agua roma
The impluvium / compluvium system is a feature of a Roman atrium house. The impluvium is a hole in the ceiling that allows rain water to flow into the compluvium, a basin in the floor made of porous rock. Water was filtered through the compluvium and into a cistern underneath.