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Heating wall: double wall in which circulated hot air and which heated a space (primarily room with immersion bathtubs) 7.


Preserved/reconstructed water supply: any identifiable water


supply (well, cistern, reservoir, water pipe system, basins, tanks, pools) is indicated with reference to numbers/letters on plans; neither the text nor the plans (which do not include levels) attempt to clearly indicate the location of water supply in relation to the bathing rooms (subterranean or built above walking level); Preserved/reconstructed drainage:

outlets and

drains are

indicated as well as the inclination of pavements. If possible, water supply and drainage features are ascribed to different phases. 8.



Unusual features are listed here, such as extraordinary pavements or stucco decoration, vaulting, particular significance of a bath, inscriptions, etc.



Only the most important works and particularly the primary publications are cited



All relevant published plans are listed; if different plans are published, the plan and labeling system followed here are mentioned.

BUTO/TELL EL-FARA’IN, NORTH BATHS The North baths of Bouto has been examined by Dorothy Charlesworth from the Egypt Exploration Society in 1968 and excavated during one month, in spring 1969.

These excavations have shown three period of construction for this complex building. The first two states of the baths range between the 2nd century BC and 2nd century AD, with a reconstruction in the beginning of the 1st century AD. The main room of the building, during these phases, is a round room with hip bathtubs, named in Greek tholos, which is characteristic of the Greek baths. The building is, in a third period, rebuilt in a Roman way, with a system of hypocaust (heating system by


Final study of CulMe-WeOnCT project  
Final study of CulMe-WeOnCT project