Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Byzantine Bath found in Tel Kesra

Byzantine bath

Deir Ezzor is a Byzantine fort located along the old eastern borders of the Byzantine Empire covering an area of 27 hectares and surrounded by a brick wall.

The national archeological mission working at Tel Kesra site, 45 km west of Deir Ezzor city, uncovered a Byzantine bath dating back to the 6 century AD.

Yarub al-Abdullah said that the excavation works revealed the whole bath which includes three halls in addition to a boiler hall, water basins and water channels which draw water to the cabins. The bath wall is 1 to 1.5 meters high.

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