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Public Baths - Al Jazeerah

  • archaelogical site

Sour / Tyre, Tyre district

The structure of the thermea is divided into two symmetrical parts. The lower part consists of arched vaults giving considerable strength to the whole structure. The upper part consists of large hypocaust bricks covered with marble pavement. The hot air used to circulate between these superimposed baked clay disks, diffusing the heat into the different parts of the bath.