Posts Tagged ‘Bath’

  • Unique Roman bath in Central Anatolian town

    on Dec 10, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, News, Roman period, Tourism, Turkey • with Comments Off


    An ancient bath in the Central Anatolian province of Yozgat’s Sarıkaya district is one of the rare early Roman-era artifacts that still survive. The bath, called Basilica Therma, was a thermal center in the Roman era. Work has continued to open the bath to tourism. Yozgat Governor Abdulkadir Yazıcı said the bath is a significant historical artifact for Turkey. “This place was also a center from where the eastern part of the empire was administered. Roman soldiers used this place to take a rest before setting sail,” Yazıcı said. He said the figure of a

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  • Polish archaeologists discovered medieval bath in Albania

    on Jul 21, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, News, Ottoman period, Turkey • with Comments Off

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    Polish archaeologists discovered a fourteenth-century bath in northwestern Albania. This is the oldest object of this type studied so far in Albania – told PAP Prof. Piotr Dyczek of the Antiquity of Southeastern Europe Research Centre of the University of Warsaw.     The greatest discovery this year was Turkish bath – hammam, with central heating system. Buildings of this type became common in the Ottoman Empire in the fifteenth century. “Our object seems to be a hundred years older – believes Prof. Dyczek. – We know very few early hammams. This makes our discovery

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