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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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