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Research and conservation in Marina el-Alamein in 2014 and 2015 (Polish–Egyptian Conservation Mission). Part Two: The Hellenistic Baths

Rafał Czerner, Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner, Wiesław Grzegorek and Grzegorz Majcherek

Abstract

In 2014 and 2015, the Polish–Egyptian Conservation Mission to Marina el- Alamein undertook research, conservation and presentation of the area north of the central square of the ancient town. A major landmark in this part of the city are the public baths from the Hellenistic period, discovered in 1987. The work was focused on the main chambers of the bath: the central tholos with relics of hip-bathtubs, the neighboring room with an immersion bathtub, and a set of rooms in the southern area of the complex.

Keywords

Marina el-Alamein, Hellenistic baths, architecture, research, preservation, conservation

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