Site of the southern Roman bathhouses in the archeological city of Bosra
The excavation works carried out by the national expedition working at the site of the southern Roman bathhouses in the archeological city of Bosra has unearthed several archeological finds
dating back to various historical eras.
Member of the expedition, Alaa al-Saleh said that the finds include a channel made of basalt stones and parts of the western yard's pillars, in addition to two clay-made lanterns dating back to the Byzantine area and a basin in front of the street which leads to the theatre.
Some traditional walls dating back to the Ottoman reign were also unearthed at the site, according to al-Saleh.
He indicated that the goal of the excavation works is to prepare the site for renovation and for receiving visitors and tourists.
He added that the excavation works were funded with SYP 500,000, and they lasted for a month and twenty days.
For her part, Head of Bosra Antiquities Department, Wafaa al-Oudieh said that the excavation project at the southern Roman bathhouses came within the Directorate's plan for the last season to complete the excavation which started in the previous seasons with the aim of discovering more about the bathhouses.