My latest article for The Art Newspaper...
A view of the tavern from the east.
Photo: Benjamin P. Luley, Gaël Piquès and Antiquity.
Located at a major intersection, the structure had a bakery, where fish and meat were prepared in addition to flatbread, and a dining hall with benches along its walls, where numerous drinking vessels were excavated. Both rooms were connected to a shared courtyard. Although no sleeping quarters have so far been discovered, these may have been upstairs, or elsewhere nearby.
To read the full article follow the link: Heading Down the Publicum.