Impluvium - Encyclopedia

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IMPLUVIUM, the Latin term for the sunk part of the floor in the atrium of a Greek or Roman house, which was contrived to receive the water passing through the compluvium of the roof. The impluvium was generally in marble and sunk about a foot below the floor of the atrium.

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