Roman baths unearthed in Bulgaria's Plovdiv
Archaeologists have discovered a Roman bath house dating back to the 2nd century in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv. The newly discovered Roman thermae boasts “impressive architecture" with marble floors and a swimming pool. The floor and the walls of the thermae were heated by a system of warm air circulating between masonsry columns and bricks, called a hypocaust.
|The newly discovered Ancient Roman bath house in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv dates to |
the 2nd century AD [Credit: Plovdiv24]
Source: Novinite [November 11, 2016]