The world’s first advertisement. Initially it was thought to be pointing customers to the “house of love,” (a.k.a brothel), but further analysis of the woman’s head piece seems to indicate that it was directing pedestrians to the local temple.
Ancient toilets in Ephesus. Like bathing, using the toilets was a public, communal affair, and people with money would pay young men to sit on the marble and warm it up for them in advance. Also, instead of the toilet paper we use today, the men would clean themselves with marble spheres that would get washed off…occasionally.