Posts Tagged ‘Roman’

  • Revealing the mysteries of Kosovo’s Roman ruins

    on Aug 29, 13 • in Archaeology, Excavation, History, Kosovo, News, Roman period, Serbia • with Comments Off


    A Roman site covered with multi-colored mosaics is now under excavation in the small village of Dresnik in northwestern Kosovo. This is one the biggest finds in Kosovo in the past four decades. Digging first started in September 2012 under head archaeologist Masar Valla, who believes the site spreads over as much as 50 hectares. Diggers have so far opened up a 200 square-metre area — which is believed to be the ground floor of a public building or an urban villa. Archaeologists have still not determined the exact period of construction or what the

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  • Bulgarian archaeologists find cold pool of Roman Baths of Aquae Calidae

    on Aug 29, 13 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Bulgaria, Excavation, News, Roman period • with Comments Off

    Aquae Calidae-Thermopolis

    Bulgarian archaeologists discovered a cold pool or the so-called frigidarium of the Roman Baths (II AD) during the latest dig at the Aquae Calidae in the mineral baths in the Bulgarian coastal city of Burgas, the press office of Burgas Municipality announced. Long steps of perfect rectangular shape, revetted with luxurious marble, emerged from the mud during the archaeological works. The archaeological studies are part of Burgas Municipality’s project for preservation, restoration and socialization of the ancient and medieval town of Aquae Calidae-Thermopolis. The frigidarium is a large cold pool of the Roman baths where

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