A bath room at Bet Shean, ancient Scythopolis

Title

A bath room at Bet Shean, ancient Scythopolis

Subject

Baths

Description

The heating system underneath the bath floor; it was raised on brick tiles to permit warm air to circulate underneath it. The baths had an array of rooms, swimming pools, and an exercise area. It likely functioned into the sixth century CE.

Date

2009

Contributor

Living Late Antiquity team

Rights

The photograph was taken by the Living Late Antiquity team (2009) and is released here under creative commons license, as long Living Late Antiquity is credited.

Files

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Collection

Reference

A bath room at Bet Shean, ancient Scythopolis, 2009

Cite As

“A bath room at Bet Shean, ancient Scythopolis,” Living Late Antiquity, accessed June 23, 2018, http://livinglateantiquity.org/items/show/23.